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Restore Your USB Key to it’s original state

After having tooled around with a USB Linux version using your image overwritten or multi partitioned flash pen drive, you might find it necessary to revert it back to a single fat partition (restore the flash pen drive to it’s original state) that can again be read by all computers. Windows users can follow the  Full Article…

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How to install Skype in Ubuntu 13.04 – Tutorial

Note: This article was written before version Skype Linux 4.2 was officially released, so some of the stuff written here might no longer apply, and everything could work smooth as butter. Or not. So do read please. Recently, I caught a whiff of a new rumor slash worry that Skype cannot be installed on the latest edition of Ubuntu,  Full Article…

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Making the drive bootable

We are going to install the linux bootloader ‘syslinux’. This bootloader gets its menu from ‘syslinux/txt.cfg’. We will modify this file. Open ‘syslinux/txt.cfg’ from the USB drive with your favorite text editor. For instance: cd /media/ubuntu/syslinux gedit txt.cfg The following edits need to be made: Search and replace ‘/cdrom’ with nothing; Copy the first ‘label’  Full Article…

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Installing Ubuntu on USB drive using Windows

UNetbootin (GUI-based, runs from either Windows or Linux) UNetbootin automates this task by providing a GUI to create a bootable Ubuntu Live USB drive from an ISO file, and can be run from both an installed Windows or Linux system, or from a liveCD. Preparing the USB drive TODO This is not updated for Gutsy Download a  Full Article…

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Installing Ubuntu on the USB drive

Download the Ubuntu image (for example, ubuntu-11.04-desktop-i386.iso) or put in an Ubuntu install CD if you have it. If you use the downloaded image you can mount it to make it accessible as follows, using ‘terminal’ (supposing that the iso image is in the current directory): mkdir ubuntuCD sudo mount ubuntu-11.04-desktop-i386.iso ubuntuCD -o loop You can  Full Article…

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Universal USB Installer – Easy as 1 2 3

Universal USB Installer aka UUI is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions to put on your USB Flash Drive. The Universal USB Installer is easy to use. Simply choose a Live Linux Distribution, the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, Click Install. Upon completion, you should have a  Full Article…

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How to create a bootable USB stick on Windows

To run Ubuntu from a USB stick, the first thing you need to do is insert a USB stick with at least 2GB of free space into your PC. The easiest way to put Ubuntu onto your stick is to use the USB installer provided at pendrivelinux.com. You’ll need to download and install and follow the instructions. Download  Full Article…

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How to create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu

To create a USB stick from which you can install Ubuntu, you must firstdownload Ubuntu. Then, follow these instructions: 1 Insert a USB stick with at least 2GB of free space. 2 Open the dash and search for Startup Disk Creator. 3 Select the Startup Disk Creator to launch the app. 4 Click ‘Other’ to choose the downloaded ISO file.  Full Article…

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Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB Flash Drive the Easy Way

We’ve already covered how to use an Ubuntu Live CD to backup files from your dead Windows computer, but using the boot cd can sometimes be a little slow. We can speed up the booting process by installing Ubuntu to a bootable USB flash drive instead. To accomplish this, we’ll use a tiny software package called  Full Article…

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Creare usb bootable con ubuntu / linux da Windows

Per tutti quei computer, sopratutto netbook e qualche nuovo notebook, privi di lettore Cd-rom / Dvd, può essere un disagio quando si vuole installare un sistema operativo al momento del boot del computer.   Fortunatamente oggi è possibile installare il sistema operativo direttamente da chiavetta USB. Questo procedimento ha l’indubbio vantaggio di non dover più masterizzare il  Full Article…

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