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It's not the file name, or even the operating system, it's the size of the file that's the problem. The formatting of the pendrive is probably FAT32 which as per Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_Allocation_Table#FAT32 has a maximum file size of 4 GiB minus 1 byte or 4,294,967,295 (2^32 − 1) bytes. FAT32 is the default filesystem for USB flash ...
Smaller USB drive seek times are much faster as compared to the HDD. The downside is that regular and sequential read/writes to the USB drive decrease the life of the drive itself. It is not as good as having proper RAM but at least it is far better than having Swap on the HDD. To do so , Delete the files under pen drive , so plug it in and unmount it by- ...
If the menssage you get appears when you install ubuntu on your laptop you have to select on boot the usb. When you turn on your laptop, a key (F2, F4...) to boot options appears on monitor...or something like this. reboot you machine and press this key at the time it is appear, on boot options select USB.
Run the below commands to format the usb to fat32 filesystem from terminal, sudo su fdisk -l (this helps to discovers you pendrive /dev/sdxx) umount /dev/sdxx format device to FAT32 mkdosfs -F 32 -I /dev/sdxx Where xx is from command fdisk -l which denotes your usb drive's last letters.
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