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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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How can I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10 via terminal using USB rather than from internet?

While upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 I was unable to select the upgrade option as follow, the same happened while I was trying to upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 booting from USB Presently I have a ...
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using gnome-disks/terminal to format usb drive in ubuntu 12.10, FAT32

I know its a duplicate question, but I couldn't find a answer that would have satisfied me.. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, You know I was holding with the LTS but couldn't resist all those new ...
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Problems Re-installing ubuntu

I previously uninstalled the operating system "Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit", and now it is not available to boot from. I am trying to install "Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit" and I am having quite a hassle doing so. I ...
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Export Ubuntu to a pendrive [duplicate]

how can I make an exact copy (like migration) of my Ubuntu 12.10 (I installed it through Wubi) in a capable pendrive (like 32 gb)? That would be useful in future since I could also remove Wubi and ...
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Hybrid USB Install Method - netboot and iso

I was following the steps here ("Preparing Files for USB Memory Stick Booting") https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/installation-guide/i386/boot-usb-files.html to create a installation usb drive for ...
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How do I to copy files to flash drive in a recovery mode?

It seems like to deleted too much files by rm -r and now I have the error of "the system is running a low-graphic mode" in Ubuntu and I have to work in Windows because of that. However I can load it ...
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Installing program on ubuntu pen drive

I have installed Ubuntu in my pen drive & I use my pen drive as my computer & I install some application on this Ubuntu but when ever restarted my Ubuntu operating system my installed ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on bootable thumbdrive black screen

So I'm trying to run Ubuntu 12.10 from a bootable Thumbstick. I can see a purple screen with icons at the bottom and it proceeds to display string after string of lines. After that, I hear drums but ...
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Unable to boot to Live USB linux [closed]

I am trying to test different distros from a specific usb thumb drive that I have. I am installing them using UNetBootIn. The installation goes fine. I am doing this process from Xubuntu 12.10 live ...
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HP Pavilion no wireless w/ubuntu 12.10 and a wired connection isn't possible. Is there a download could get with my windows comp and put on USB key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? I have no wireless connection with Ubuntu 12.10. Using a HP Pavilion DV6000. I have read other ...
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When can I safely unplug an external drive on 12.10?

I have browsed several answers... but none seems to address my question. As reported in bug #1067876 the options to "safely remove" an external drive is gone. No problem! Umount is sufficient for ...
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Why am I getting such slow file transfer performance?

Copying 4GB from a USB flash drive to my Linux partition. The flash drive is NTFS formatted (I believe, it's Windows formatted). The transfer is incredibly slow and blocks the computer frequently ...
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Cannot Create Bootable USB Drive from .iso file

I've tried formatting the flash drive as FAT as well as Mac OS journaled through diskutility but still cannot successfully create a bootable drive. I'm following the directions here exactly: ...
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Grub2 attempting to boot hd1 when it should boot hd0

I'm attempting to perform a "normal" install on a USB3 SSD (I don't know if it is noteworthy, but I don't have a swap partition). The installation proceeds normally (I'm installing from a USB2 device ...
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Mount and unmount errors when usb is connected in 12.10.

I just installed 12.10 and noticed some strange behaviour every time I connect a USB storage device. It reports I already have the device mounted by a different user but there is only one user account ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Install

Hello Does anyone know how to install Ubuntu from a flash drive? I think I know how to do it but I don't want to delete my windows... I have Linux and Windows on the same computer you see that's my ...
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Can't mount USB flash drives or my CD/DVD drives

How can I fix the permissions to get rid of the following error and mount my USB and internal CD/DVD drive: Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to `/media/bret' failed: Operation not supported These ...
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How do I get drivers for a WD MyBook Essential to make it run on Ubuntu(12.10)

How do I get drivers for a WD MyBook Essential to make it run on Ubuntu(12.10) the drive was running normal on WinXP before, in Ubuntu it is found but I cannot work with the data on the drive...
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After upgrading to 12.10 usb drives fail to mount [duplicate]

Following upgrade to 12.10, my usb drives - both pen drives and a usb hard drive - fail to mount with the error message: Unable to mount *name of drive* volume Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to ...
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Terminal can't find img file of Ubuntu 12.10

On a Mac, I followed the steps for the 'USB download from Mac', but on Step 9: Execute sudo dd if=/path/to/downloaded.img of=/dev/diskN bs=1m (replace /path/to/downloaded.img with the path where ...
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“Safely remove drive” option missing from Nautilus in 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to safely remove a USB external drive? Safely remove drive option is missing from Nautilus in 12.10 or am I missing something? In 12.04 I could right click on the ...
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Cannot mount USB 3 harddrive

I cannot mount an USB 3 harddrive. When looking at dmesg I got the following error: [ 96.463269] usb 3-2.1: >new low-speed USB device number 10 using xhci_hcd [ 96.485777] usb 3-2.1: >New ...
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How to safely remove a USB external drive?

How I can safely remove a USB external drive? Ubuntu 12.10 does not come with this option, only to "Unmount" the disk, but not "Eject". I have tried both USB sticks and with my external hard ...