Linked Questions

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What is a terminal and how do I open and use it?

What is a terminal? How do I open a terminal window? How do I use the terminal?
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How to boot from ubuntu live usb with 'try ubuntu' directly?

I created an Ubuntu 10.10 live usb with persistence feature. And it works well on my PCs. But one thing annoys me is that each time I boot from live usb, I have to choose between "Try Ubuntu" and ...
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Automatically choose “Try Ubuntu without Installing” after booting from USB Startup Disk

I have created a usb bootup stick for 10.10, and reduced the timeout to 0 sec... but after it boots up it shows two options either to install or try ubuntu... I want to avoid this screen and directly ...
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Remove welcome screen from Live USB?

I created a Live Ubuntu 10.10 with persistent storage on a USB drive. On every boot the Welcome screen appears where you can select the language and choose to try Ubuntu Live or to install Ubuntu. ...
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Can I write to the USB stick that I'm running Ubuntu from?

I'm running Ubuntu from a "Try Ubuntu" file that I downloaded to my USB stick and booted from. Can I mount that very USB stick and write to it while running Ubuntu from it? If so, how? Edit to ...
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Remove install dialog from ubuntu usb stick [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to bypass “Try it / Install” screen when booting from USB Live Session? (without installing in the USB) I've created a ubuntu booting usb stick. Is it ...
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1answer
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Unattended installation xubuntu

I'm trying to setup an unattended install of Xubuntu 13.10. It currently picks up all the settings but it still requires me to click next on each screen. I understand editing the xubuntu.seed isn't ...
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1answer
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Live USB stopped working

I had 13.04 32bit running great on a Sandisk Extreme USB 3.0 64gb stick. For the most part I use it on a Toshiba Portege laptop but sometimes on various desktops as well. I set the usb drive up with ...
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Is my Dell Inspiron n5050 laptop compatible with Xubuntu 12.10 ?

Xubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64 doesn't boot in live usb mode. Only the boot screen appears and then it stops. My laptop is already running Ubuntu 12.04, and since Xubuntu 12.10 live USB boot only shows ...
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1answer
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How to bypass “Try it / Install” screen when booting from USB Live Session of 14.04 LTS?

I'm trying to accomplish the exact same thing as MestreLion from this question. The answers given there were for 11.04 and 13.10 and are no longer workable for 14.04 LTS. Basically I want a 14.04 ...
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1answer
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Custom LiveCD — Skip Install/boot to desktop and run custom app

Following the list of instructions here, I was able to create a LiveCD that I can boot (testing in Virtualbox) but I can't seem to find a way to "boot to desktop", skipping the "Install dialog" ...
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1answer
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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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Live ubuntu Usb help [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to bypass “Try it / Install” screen when booting from USB Live Session? (without installing in the USB) I have a live ubuntu usb. how can i do for boot ...