[ubuntu-uk] Installing on a USB drive

Bruce Beardall bruce72 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 13:03:18 GMT 2010

I've done this too. Worked fine for me.


On 2 February 2010 12:57, Jonathon Fernyhough <j.fernyhough at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 2 February 2010 12:36, Matthew Macdonald-Wallace
> <matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk> wrote:
> > Quoting Keith Powell <keith at keithg4jvx.force9.co.uk>:
> >>
> >> To clarify, I would like to actually install Ubuntu on the drive, not
> >> use the drive as a USB version of a liveCD.
> >
> > I'm sure it's do-able, as long as you can boot from USB in the BIOS
> This should be trivial. Just choose the USB partitions during setup,
> make sure not to set up any of the internal partitions with mount
> points, and at the end just before Install choose to install the boot
> loader to the correct drive (under Advanced).
> Reboot, choose to boot from USB, and that should be that. I've set up
> three HDDs and two USB sticks this way.
> Jonathon
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