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How to restore accidentally removed Launcher icon for external drive in Unity?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit: I used to get an icon for my portable drive on insertion. I have accidentally lost this by clicking on 'Unlock from Launcher' instead of 'Eject'. Now this icon does not appear ...
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Portable ubuntu on external harddisk

Is it possible to install ubuntu onto external harddisk so that it can be used as a portable ubuntu system (it is to be used on different PC's)? In short I want it to work as live ubuntu usb stick.
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Is it possible to set a portable application as default?

Just curious - but not only that. (More on the motivation in this question: Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?.) That is, I have found a portable apps source ...
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Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?

I want (and use) VLC 2.2 because I like one addon that does not work with previous versions. But my 2.2 version has a bug, losing sound sometimes when scrolling, so it would be useful to have at hand ...
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Pocket PCs that run Ubuntu?

Are there pocket PCs out there (as of 2014) that can run Ubuntu 14.04? It looks like the pocket PC market has been dead since 2012.
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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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How can you run a ubuntu portable usb on a chrome os computer?

I am getting two chrome based computers during this holiday season and I want to be able to use some programs that can't/don't run on chrome os. I've been searching everywhere for a solution and the ...
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Make a portable Ubuntu on a USB stick (bootable on Macbook/iMac)

I have a Macbook Pro 8,1 (early 2011 model). My goal is to have Ubuntu installed onto a USB stick what I can plug into any Macbook / iMac (also potentially any pc) and use Ubuntu anywhere. Here is ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 onto Portable Hard Drive?

My system: OS: Windows 8.1 Brand: Toshiba Satellite P55t-A RAM: 8Gb CPU:2.30 Ghz HHD: 618Gb Free Space Portable HD: 2TB Free Space Toshiba Canvio Hard Drive. Is it possible to install Ubuntu 14 on ...
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Is it possible to Make UBUNTU portable on my HHD

Hello is it possible to fully install ububtu in an EXTERNAL HDD and then work on my UBUNTU as long as i take my HDD. A portable OS fully installed on a external HDD
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Ubuntu on an external HD windows 7 and 8 machines

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an external hard drive using my windows 7 hp laptop. When I installed it on the HD I put the bootloader onto the HD itself, however when I plug the external hd ...
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Portable software in Linux

Can someone tell me how to create a portable application. I want to create a portable application of Grive client. In my school I don't have the right to install anything. Thanks.
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Kernel Update on Live USB Harddrive 12.04LTS

I need to create a portable working envrionment with ubuntu 12.04, so I install a live disk onto a 20GB FAT32 partition on my usb harddrive. I also created a ext4 partition on my usb disk labeling ...
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How can I remove “Install This” from my ubuntu USB installation?

Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS off my 4GB USB drive as its own native operating system with persistence enabled to save changes to the USB the same way that I do with Slax or other fully portable Linux ...
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Best Way to make my Ubuntu portable [duplicate]

recently I had some issues backing up my Ubuntu and I would like to know if there is any recommendation to make it more portable, for example: Should I install everything that is possible Within my ...
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Can I install ubuntu to a partition on my portable hard drive?

Ok I've got a live USB which I can load the ubuntu 12.10 installer from so that's no problem. I am very cautious about losing files and I don't have much space on my computer anyway so I am going to ...
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Does all programs in Ubuntu are portable?

I moved from windows to Ubuntu and I'm trying to understand if all the prgrams in Ubuntu are portable? In Windows, you can use a regular program which spread it's files all over the FS, writes to the ...
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Ubuntu from a flash drive, where do files get stored?

I'm a total newb to Ubuntu (Linux in general, tbh) and I'd like to try out Ubuntu by running it from a flash drive. Now my question is: Do my files (both installation and 'personal' files (like texts, ...
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I think I killed my portable HD will trying to make Ubuntu bootable from it. How to undo?

I have OSX. My HD appears as two drives; one formatted for OSX, and the other FAT32 for everything. Note: I am a complete Terminal noob. I followed the How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X ...
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Are there “portable” versions of Opera for Linux/Ubuntu?

I want to use the latest Opera browser, but v12 does not have opera-unite anymore. So, I would like to use a "portable" v11 Opera (v11 has unite). (By portable I mean a program with all files within ...