Questions related to live CDs, which allow you to test drive Ubuntu without installing it.

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How do I put Ubuntu on a NON-flash external USB hard-drive?

Amazingly enough, circumstances have left me without a single USB flash drive, or a working CD-R drive. Also, because I moved about six months ago, I got rid of all my extra Ubuntu CDs that I used to ...
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How to live boot old hardware diskless?

Can you tell whether I got a harddrive or software issue? A new system removed harddrives can boot and write a CD. Now I try to make old hardware work likewise, try boot with 32-bit 10.04 and ...
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What are some alternatives to upgrading without using the standard upgrade system?

What are some alternatives to upgrading without using the standard upgrade system? Suppose for example that I wanted to upgrade an Ubuntu installation on a machine with a poor Internet connection. ...