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First of all if you not installing gparted check this answer Open gparted and chose your flash right click on your device and Unmount format to ntfs then mount again or open from nautilus


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You can use the gnome-disks tool to create a live usb of any distribution and it works for me every time (startup-disk-creator does not), though it is a bit unclear it can do that. If it is not preinstalled in lubuntu run sudo apt-get install gnome-disks Now open it and choose your USB drive on the left, now click the small cog icon in the volumes ...


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In the worst case, the flash drive has either a defect or has died. I bought three identical Patriot 32GB Supersonic drives from an online retailer and one of them was "write protected" out of the box. I went to the manufacturer's website and, after downloading and trying their own tool just to be sure, they granted an RMA without any fuss about it. I had ...


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Your thumb drive probably has a case insensitive file system. You would need to format it using a case sensitive filesystem do be able to do what you want. Yes, you can format it to have two partitions, use gparted to create a partition table and 2 (or more) partitions on your thumb drive, set the first one as vfat (that´s the one you will be able to use on ...


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The Ubuntu install process (not grub-installer itself, which will write to a target) writes to the sda's EFI partition regardless of what you tell it. There have been several bugs filed on this, with other potentially worse issues like having the machine's native boot entry changed. See bugs 1173457, 1229488, ... and many more if you search. Add yourself ...


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Once you have burn Ubuntu Server 16.04 to a USB, go to your computer's boot menu at boot by pressing esc or f10, depending on the manufacturer, and then select "USB device".


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Unless overridden by mount options GID= or UID= the owner and permissions of the mount point upon mounting become those of the filesystem tree being mounted. So if /dev/sdb1 contains an ext4 filesystem (say a backup) owned by user then user will become the owner of the mount point upon successful mount. Starting off we have an empty folder 'backup' to ...



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