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  1. i am trying to install Ubuntu onto my bootable USB that make persistent data and did not alter my main OS.

  2. i am running on a 32gb Sandisk drive. The ISO file and the device that i am trying to install are the same one.

  3. i am already use rufus and ISO file onto my USB

  4. in ubuntu system, i already umount the device

  5. Right now i am try to install ubuntu on other device option

  6. the problem is,

during installation, i did choose my USB drive and when i try to format it to "ext4 journaling file system" with mount point "/"

i am getting an error which is "the ext4 file system creation in partition #1 of SCSI3 (0,0,0) (sdb) failed"

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    i am trying to edit and answer to your answer as best as i can, and your 2nd question, it seem like i did make a mistake there, can you explaint it on detail? – Mohd Asymawi Aug 5 '19 at 18:53
  • i am trying to use ver16 32bit. Since my notebook smaller device – Mohd Asymawi Aug 5 '19 at 19:07
  • Usually, you install the iso to one USB drive and then you can install Ubuntu onto another USB drive but not the same drive. Do you have another USB drive? – mchid Aug 6 '19 at 6:29
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ubuntu is already a live os you could create persistance to save the created data on live ubuntu. Rather than installing the entire ubuntu on same usb which contains all the ubuntu installation files.

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  • i already did learning that said it will never be persistent when i am only use "try" option instead of install option in the beginning of startup. and i also did try to make it, and it work just like i am mention above – Mohd Asymawi Aug 5 '19 at 18:55
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    @random Can you please elaborate what you're trying to say and how this would answer the question? – Kulfy Aug 5 '19 at 19:17
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Since you want to create a LiveUSB for Ubuntu 16.04 32-bit, and have a Windows machine available (the one you ran Rufus on), we will follow the Windows process which is about 80% down the page after the lengthy Ubuntu process.

Step 1: Install LiLi on Windows.
Step 2: Insert your flash drive you wish to use as the LiveUSB.
Step 3: Launch LiLi as an Admnistrator.
Step 4: Follow the steps at the LiLi Help Guide.

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