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Yes, but you'll have to format the USB drive (this should be obvious). Rufus is an amazing tool that quickly formats the target and makes a bootable disk for pretty much anything. I highly recommend it.
friend.I have the same question. Flow the pattern in the under , will be ok. Access the bios,select the "periherals"Tab. The "Inlt display first" Change to "igfx". Change the cable of display from graphic card to motherboard. Restart! It will be Ubuntu Time!
The other answers were related to when you aren't running the live CD. If you are running it already, lsb_release -a shows this information like this: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty
At the root of your Live CD, there is a README.diskdefines file with the version of the distro in it. You can also check the dists folder.
There will be a hidden folder called .disk. So, if you are in Nautilus hit Ctrl + H to show hidden files. Inside .disk there is a file called info which if you open, will tell you the Ubuntu version, including the architecture (32-bit or 64-bit). A 'quick' way to find out the info is to open a terminal and type: cat ...
Look at dists/[release name]/Release. Here is an example of the head for Ubuntu 14.04: Origin: Ubuntu Label: Ubuntu Suite: trusty Version: 14.04 Codename: trusty Date: Thu, 08 May 2014 14:19:09 UTC Architectures: amd64 i386 Components: main restricted Description: Ubuntu Trusty 14.04
Bensel: It has been in my experience, when running from the LiveCD, you cannot remove the LiveCD for any reason and expect the system to stay up. Why not create a bootable USB thumbdrive to run off of and leave the CD-R for doing your updates? THAT should work, because the media with the system on it remains in place, while you perform the other ...
By mount error, I suspect your CD/DVD reader may be failing. Please try making a bootable USB drive.
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