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Ubuntu on usb - very slow on Asus? [duplicate]

I am a bit of a noob and trying to get ubuntu to run on an usb-stick, but it is painfully slow. If I make a live-usb with no persistence it works great. But if I add persistence it is very slow. Also ...
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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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Ubuntu Mate question [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10-64bit on my surface pro by booting it from a USB drive. I don't want to install it on the surface pro, I just want to keep booting it from the USB drive. I always change ...
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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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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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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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How to reinstall ubuntu and preserve home directory

I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu after running into some pretty troublesome issues. I am following the directions here but I can't seem to figure out how to start the UbuntuInstaller like it's telling ...
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1answer
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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Can I use rest of the USB with persistent Live USB

I want to use Ubuntu on USB flash memory. I dont want to start "from scratch" everytime I boot Ubuntu from that USB. I decided to make a persistent USB flash. My question is: Can I still use flash ...
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1answer
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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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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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