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comment How to partition external USB without losing data?
I figured out the install issues from a youtube video.If you are getting the no root device error format the drive with ext4 and mount as / not dos or windows just the / symbol.
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comment How to partition external USB without losing data?
Yeah it took 4 hrs now im having install problems.Man this is gettin to be a pain
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comment How to partition external USB without losing data?
Well thing thing is taking forever i realize its a big operation but the light on the thumb drive which i am running the operating system from is not blinking(not sure if it should be or not.)the light on the external drive is lit though.the progress bar is also going back and forth.
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comment How to partition external USB without losing data?
Ok once again i figured it out and it was user error.I was trying to partition and not shrink.
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comment How to partition external USB without losing data?
When i tried using gparted it said to unmount the drive so i did.Then i tried to partition it and it says that ALL data will be erased.
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comment Trying to boot from usb
Did not try this method so i cant comment.But thank you for the response.
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comment Trying to boot from usb
Thank you sircharlo i finally figured it out the sys prefix worked as you mentioned.The other issues were operator error.
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comment Trying to boot from usb
Is there any more specific instructions on how to do this.I want to use universal usb installer.
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comment Trying to boot from usb
Is the download a iso file cause i think mine is a zip but i got it from here.ubuntu.com/download/desktop
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comment Trying to boot from usb
I tried the name changes and got the same response.