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automatic Boot up from USB [duplicate]

So I have ubuntu 12.04 on my usb, it loads perfectly and works. When I boot up my laptop (Windows 7) a menu box appears to ask how I want to run ubuntu, the first selection is Default which I use, the ...
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Difference between LiveCD, LiveUSB, full-install, and persistence?

I am currently running Ubuntu as a guest vm on a Win 7 host via VirtualBox, but I would like to have a portable version of Ubuntu when I am not using my laptop. I am unsure as to the difference ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.04 on an 8G memory stick

I have tried to install the operating system 12.04,13.04) on an 8G memory stick. It installed ok except when I booted from it, it said it only had 3.5G total and was full. When I tried to reinstall it ...
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Which proprietary driver should I activate?

I just recently built my own computer, and I am now trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it from a flash drive with "casper-rw persistence". I'm very new to the Ubuntu operating system, so I was ...
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Upgrade Persistent LiveCD

I have a Live DVD of Ubuntu 13.04, and a 10GB persistent ext2 casper-rw partition on a 64GB USB stick. What I want to know is, when Ubuntu 13.10 comes out, will it be possible to use the new DVD image ...
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USB Boot Drive is not recognized from Windows computers

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my 16GB PNY flash drive, to use as a boot disk for my laptop. Now, it is running ludicrously slow, no matter what, so I am trying to re-install Ubuntu, but when I plug my ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16GB Thumb drive [duplicate]

I'm brand new- An Ubuntu convert- and I've been able to so far figure out how to burn the OS onto a DVD, and also how I can get it onto a thumb drive. I've even gotten it to work on both. However, ...
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Setting passwords on a Live USB install of 12.04

With the impending demise of Windows XP, I have taken this opportunity to try Ubuntu (via a bootable USB stick) on a number of machines. Everything looked fine but the lack of a password concerned me ...
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Can I install Ubuntu onto a USB flash drive using the SAME flash drive?

When you make a USB bootable with Ubuntu, it usually offers to either "Try Ubuntu" or "Install" into the hard drive. "Try Ubuntu" doesn't really save changes or treat the USB like a hard drive of its ...
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Want to get rid of installer on Ubuntu for flash drive

I'm wondering if it's possible for me to get rid of the pop-ups on my screen asking if I want to install Ubuntu. (I'm using a USB drive) And so I can basically carry around a flash drive to be used as ...
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Save changes on Flash Drive

I have my Ubuntu installed on a flash drive. When doing any change to it, the changes are lost when booting. Is there a way to save the changes on the USB? Thank you, Fahd
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Remove the first window when starting from usb

I burn Ubuntu in a pen-drive. But each time I start with Ubuntu I need to change the configuration and select the option that I want to try Ubuntu not install removing my laptop operative system. ...
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With an Ubuntu live USB, does the flash stick get written to?

If I am running Ubuntu or one of its offshoots "live" from a USB flash stick, does the stick get written to, or are there only read operations? How about if persistence is disabled?
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Can I create an Ubuntu installation in my pendrive but not volatile in order to keep my data in a future boot?

Ubuntu LiveCD works on volatile (temporarily) memory, it's RAM. That's ok. However I want to really make an installation on my pendrive, in order to keep my data in a future boot. Can I install the ...

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