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How to install Ubuntu on a USB stick [duplicate]

Can I install the whole OS on the USB stick, not just a live test? I mean, make it so that the USB stick acts like a HDD on which Ubuntu is installed. Does anyone have an idea?
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Can a full version of Ubuntu be Installed on a USB Drive? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu several times on my thumb drive. First times were on 8 GB thumb drives. I noticed I could not save anything as when I rebooted, it was all gone. So, I got a 30 GB drive, tried ...
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Can I install Ubuntu to my 32 GB USB pen drive? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu like how you would to a hard drive so I can use it as a portable system. I do not want a Live install; I want something where i can install updates, install drivers, and ...
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2answers
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How can I save settings on a Live USB? [duplicate]

So I have an Ubuntu 11.10 Live USB disk. I've noticed that my settings never get saved. Every time I reboot while in my Live USB and then boot back into it, all my settings and [un]installed programs ...
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3answers
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Is there a way to install Ubuntu on usb pendrive as normal instalation (not live cd)? [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu from a pendrive, but I read that it works like a live cd. I would like it to keep my files and new packages I install. Is there a way to install Ubuntu on the pendrive as ...
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2answers
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How to install and use Ubuntu from a USB flash drive on Windows 8? [duplicate]

I'd like to fully install Ubuntu 12.10 onto a 16GB USB 3.0 flash drive, not create a LiveUSB, but to treat the flash drive as an external hard drive. I've read it's possible and I know my computer ...
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1answer
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Run 12.04 from USB with no hard disk usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Using a 32GB USB flash drive, can I install Ubuntu 12.04 on it and run USB on various computers without interfacing with any of their ...
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Portable USB does not boot [duplicate]

I tried to make a portable usb ( Can I install Ubuntu to my 32 GB USB pen drive? ) and followed these steps but i think that something went wrong with selecting the location of the bootloader because ...
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1answer
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How can I run Ubuntu off USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I want to know if it is possible to install and run Ubuntu completely off a flash drive without using my computers hard drive. I want to ...
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1answer
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Missing Operating System on USB drive [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the minimal Ubuntu installation on a USB drive (complete install, not a live boot). After installation, however, when I try to boot from the USB, I get "Missing operating system"...
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Installing Ubuntu in a pen drive instead of Hard Disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to an USB key? I have made a bootable pendrive for Ubuntu 12. 04. Currently I am running it like a live CD by just using "try Ubuntu" option. But I ...
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4answers
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu from a USB without installing or editing the boot menu? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if it is possible to install Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive, and then run Ubuntu from the USB without rebooting, touching the boot menu, or installing. Just using it on Windows 7, ...
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0answers
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Boot Ubuntu from external drive [duplicate]

I have been trying for a week to install (not live cd) Ubuntu on an external drive. I am totally new to Linux and would love to try it out. That's why I want to install it on an external drive and ...
0
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1answer
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Install Ubuntu 17.04 on external usb drive without modifying the internal hard drive [duplicate]

I currently have a laptop w. a 2tb internal hard drive & Windows 10 installed on it. For coding reasons, I would like to run Ubuntu from a USB drive if I needed to but still retain my Windows ...
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1answer
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How do I do a full installation of Linux onto a USB flash drive [duplicate]

I can make live boot usb drives, but I want to know if/how it is possible to install a full version of Linux onto a 32 GB flash drive that i have. I have been trying to no avail so was wondering if I ...

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