[lubuntu-users] install Lubuntu 20.04 on USB from USB that contains live version
wjheeringa at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 22:15:51 UTC 2020
In any case I will wait for the new iso file with Lubuntu 20.04.1 LTS.
In Lubuntu 18.04 there was an option 'something else' (see under step 5
), but that isn't there anymore.
Op wo 29 jul. 2020 om 16:00 schreef Nio Wiklund <wiklund.olle at gmail.com>:
> Den 2020-07-29 kl. 15:14, skrev Nio Wiklund:
> > Den 2020-07-29 kl. 14:29, skrev Wilbert Heeringa:
> >> Dear all,
> >> I installed the Lubuntu live version on a USB stick using Startup Disk
> >> Creator. Next I would like to install 'normal' Lubuntu on another USB
> >> device (or SDD), using the live version. I did the following:
> >> 1) I disconnected all the hard drives and the DVD drive in my
> >> (desktop) computer.
> >> 2) I booted the computer with the USB stick that contains the live
> >> version of Lubuntu 20.04.
> >> 3. I inserted the USB stick which I would like to install Lubuntu on.
> >> Then I double clicked on the Install icon on the desktop and started
> >> the installation procedure.
> >> 4. When arriving at 'Partitions' at 'Select storage device' I selected
> >> the USB stick which I would like to install Lubuntu on: Voyager GS -
> >> 117.6 GB (/dev/sdb) .
> >> 5. At 'New Partition Table' I checked 'Master Boot Record (MBR).
> >> 6. At 'New Value Group' I did nothing.
> >> 7. I double clicked on 'Free Space'. A windows open: 'Edit Existing
> >> Partition'.
> >> 8. As 'Partition Type' I choose 'Primary'. As 'File System' I choose
> >> 'ext4'. I checked 'Encrypt'. As 'Mount Point' I choose '/'. At 'Flag'
> >> I checked 'boot' and 'legacy-boot' (my computer is at least 10 years
> >> old, a HP dc7900). Then I pressed OK.
> >> 9. At the bottom of the screen I choose 'Install Boot Record of
> >> Voyager GS (/dev/sdb).
> >> 10. I went through the rest of the installation procedure until the
> >> computer was going to be rebooted. I removed the 'installation medium'
> >> when it was asked for.
> >> 11. Then the computer tried to reboot, but alas! There was not any
> >> medium found from which the computer was able to boot.
> >> My first question is: is it even possible to install ('non live')
> >> Lubuntu 20.04 on a USB stick? Or am I trying to do something impossible?
> >> If it is possible, my second question would be: how exactly can you do
> >> this?
> >> Best,
> >> Wilbert
> > Hi Wilbert!
> > Yes, it is possible. I have done it many times. If it is enough to get a
> > system that (only) boot in the same boot mode as it is installed (UEFI
> > mode or BIOS mode (alias CSM alias legacy mode)), your approach seems
> > right. I don't see what could be the problem in your case, but you can
> > do it according to the following link (and it should work).
> > If you want a system that can boot both in UEFI mode and BIOS mode you
> > can do it according to the following link.
> > -o-
> > But there is also another problem: You must make your computer boot from
> > that external drive, and that is different between computers: Via a
> > hotkey (right after boot) you can get a temporary boot menu, and in one
> > of UEFI/BIOS menus you can modify the boot order. The following link may
> > be helpful,
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick/bootUSB
> > Best regards
> > Nio
> Hi again,
> If you wait for one or two days, there will be a new iso file with
> Lubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, the first point release. This iso file is debugged
> and polished, and I think it will be much easier to succeed installing
> from Lubuntu 20.04.1 LTS iso file.
> Otherwise you can install Xubuntu 20.04 LTS, which uses the classic
> Ubiquity installer and then install the meta package 'lubuntu-desktop'
> into the installed Xubuntu system. The result will be a slightly bloated
> system, but I think it will work for you to get Lubuntu that way.
> Or you can install from the Ubuntu mini.iso file,
> and then install the meta package 'lubuntu-desktop' into the installed
> mini system without graphical desktop environment.
> Best regards
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