[Ubuntu-US-CA] very new needs help.

dave at seobm.com dave at seobm.com
Fri Nov 30 16:54:17 UTC 2007


Hi Stan,

I sent an email last month asking them for help on this. Or better yet an article. So far no word back though they keep putting out articles closer to what I want. However their site is focused on USB sticks...



> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-CA] very new needs help.
> From: "Stan" <smpugh at sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Fri, November 30, 2007 6:30 am
> To: "'Ubuntu US California'" <ubuntu-us-ca at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> HI Dave I found this before I began playing with Ubuntu, I don't have
> anywhere near the experience to begin figuring out yet but maybe you can.
> There is a link on how to load onto a usb flash drive here.
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>  <http://www.pendrivelinux.com/> http://www.pendrivelinux.com/ 
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> Good luck 
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> Stan 
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> From: ubuntu-us-ca-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> [mailto:ubuntu-us-ca-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of dave at seobm.com
> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 6:18 AM
> To: Ubuntu US California
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-CA] very new needs help.
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> On a similar topic. I'd like to set up Ubuntu on a ram disk. Ideally a
> bootable DVD would create a ram disk of some size, copy the files from the
> DVD to the ram disk, then boot from the ram disk. I'd keep my personal data
> on a USB stick which I'd copy over on bootup each time and write some
> scripts for persistence to the USB stick and burn new DVDs to capture the
> major updates and such.
> 
> Anybody know how to do this, have general ideas, or can point out good
> reference material to research?
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> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [Ubuntu-US-CA] very new needs help.
> From: "Stan" <smpugh at sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Thu, November 29, 2007 11:38 am
> To: <ubuntu-us-ca at lists.ubuntu.com>
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>   HI Neal or team CA, I tried several times to download the unubtu and make
> the cd but (windows?) refused to accept it on the hard drive? Or I just
> couldn't figure out how to make the livecd (which is plausible.) 
> 
> I finally ordered it and now I'm a bit lost.
> 
> Can I ask you a few questions?
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> 1. It seems that when I used the livecd and then turn off the laptop, none
> of the prefs seem to save anywhere. Is this correct or normal?
> 
> 2. I'm having major problems getting my wireless to accept on the system. I
> had placed all the info in the correct places i.e. the wep key and name of
> system, I had it on line 1 time with the wireless (after trying many many
> different things) and now I can't seem to get it back on.
> 
> 3. Will I have to completely install it on the hard drive for all my prefs
> to save?  
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> 4. As it is now, it looks like if I screw up too badly and can just turn it
> off and reboot and its like a clean slate? GOD IM CROSSING MY FINGERS ON
> THAT ONE.. LOL 5. If I do install it completely, it will just reformat the
> HD and then it will be clean anyway? This would be good, I think. While
> playing around I may have put in a password or something to do SOMETHING and
> I cant remember what it was or why.. 
> 
> I guess right now the most pressing issue I have is the wireless issues. I
> have only tried it at home, so I'm not sure if it will give the same
> problems when im out at a café with free wireless. Waiting to see about that
> until I learn the system a bit better. 
> 
> As you can see, I'm not all that versed on the workings of computers. 
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> I couldn't even figure out how to do the support thing.. 
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> Thank you so much for any help you can give me.
> 
> Stan 
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