How to install lubuntu to USB

Ali Linx (amjjawad) amjjawad at
Mon Feb 3 05:49:31 UTC 2014

On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 7:44 AM, Tong Sun <lubuys.xpt at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was trying to install lubuntu to boot from my USB key, but it always
> fails on me. What's the proper way to to install lubuntu to USB and
> boot from it? (Manual steps on command line preferred).
> This is what I tried
> - copy the casper and preseed folder from CD to the root folder of my USB
> key
> - use the following grub boot menu:
> title Run lubuntu
>         kernel /casper/vmlinuz file=/cdrom/preseed/lubuntu.seed
> boot=casper showmounts persistent noprompt --
>         initrd /casper/initrd.lz
> My grub boot this entry fine, and I can see that initramfs was trying
> to mount root fs, but then my console prints some error. I can
> remember the errors because almost immediately afterwards my console
> starts flashing. make it impossible for me to read anything from it.
> Since my grub boot this entry fine, I think maybe my grub boot menu is
> wrong? or I missed some other important step?
> Please help. Thanks
> tong

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