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I took the old fashioned approach of emailing the store via its contact form and the definitive answer is that the stick is 8GB. I quote the email below, with my own email address edited out: Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:11:56 +0100 From: eStore Support <estoresupport@merchandisemania.co.uk> To: 'AndrewStrong' <andrew.xxxxxx@xxx.com> Subject: RE: [...


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Install a program called 'syslinux' by sudo apt-get install syslinux. Then create/obtain an ISO9660 file (e.g. filename.iso). In a terminal window type: isohybrid filename.iso. Now the iso file is hybrid, you can use it as CD and USB image file. The hybridization process will change the checksum of the file. Make sure to check it against the new checksum. ...


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I opened up the disks program and clicked on the USB stick icon and choose create a new partition table: msdos/MBR style. After that, I created a new FAT partition on the usb stick. I safely ejected the USB stick and then reconnect it. It didn't work initially but I restarted my computer and everything is working perfectly. I am now able to add items to my ...


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Install GParted from Ubuntu Software or via apt-get. Start GParted and select your USB device (example: /dev/sdc). Verify selected device size matches the USB device size. Delete any partitions on the USB device. Create a new partition and format as FAT32 or NTFS. Apply changes.


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Debian has a similar page (don't know how frequently it is maintained). Since Ubuntu is based on Debian, it should help - wiki.debian.org/WiFi


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If someone else stumbles upon this, I had/have a similar problem. For whatever reason, on my system /usr/lib/bluetooth/bluetoothd is not executable, and thus it obviously fails to start. So, sudo chmod a+x /usr/lib/bluetooth/bluetoothd fixes the problem, at least until the next reboot. Reinstalling bluex fixes it as well - though I have not rebooted ...


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This is just to mention that Canonical now recommends the Rufus USB Installer. (I haven't used it myself.) Instructions (copied from the Canonical instructions): Open Rufus and select your USB stick in the 'Device' dropdown Click the CD Rom icon next to the 'FreeDOS' dropdown, then find your downloaded Ubuntu ISO and click 'Open' Click 'Yes' when it asks ...


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On Ubuntu 16.04 Just right-click on your USB/External Disk and select format Enter Name and click on Format...



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