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Yes you can. The netboot approach This page will guide you through obtaining the files necessary to boot the Ubuntu installation from a FAT or NTFS partition, thus allowing you to install Ubuntu without any sort of removeable media. This guide assumes that you are running either some NT-based Windows(NT, 2000, XP) or Windows 9x (95, 98, ME). Create a ...


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There are a few issues with what you're attempting. First of all, to set a variable's value, you can't have spaces around the =. Then, in order to capture the output of a command you need either backtics, or preferably $(). Finally, and most importantly, you should not parse ls, it is very hard to do well and extremely prone to errors. Your approach will ...


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What's the output of your command? ls -lat | awk 'NR==2 {print $8"/"}' In my case I had the hour of when the directory was created. Using command substitution it worked for me: $ ABCD=`ls -lat | awk 'NR==2 {print $9"/"}'` $ cd $ABCD $ pwd $ /home/myuser_name/.gconfd Cheers, Hugo.


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You can do this from a virtual machine, which would probably be easier to use as the Startup Disk Creator than to do it in a Windows machine. Either way, you'd need a blank flash drive or CD and a copy of the .iso image which you can get here. Prerequisites An .iso image. Software to create this live CD. I suggest Rufus. a flash drive or a CD. Note that ...


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Have a look at this, it helped me. LiveCD - Community Help Wiki You can use a LiveCD to try out and/or install Ubuntu. I used it to try and finally installing Xubuntu. It can be used for Lubuntu and Kubuntu also. To prepare your LiveCD download the iso of your choice and choose your media: CD ( write once CDs are best) USB (1GB or more) You will need ...


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SSH to your server and see what's up with that Desktop. Something like this: stat /home/yourname/Desktop Here is mine: mbiber@linux-pc ~ $ stat /home/mbiber/Desktop/ File: ‘Desktop/’ Size: 4096 Blocks: 8 IO Block: 4096 directory Device: 802h/2050d Inode: 1572915 Links: 4 Access: (0755/drwxr-xr-x) Uid: ( 1000/ marin) Gid: ( ...



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