Ubuntu on a stick

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Tue Dec 16 15:58:11 UTC 2008

Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> David Vincent wrote:
> Albert Charron wrote:
>>>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>>>>         I want to put a desktop Ubuntu LiveCD-Rom onto a USB memory
>>>>> stick. Learned that UNetbootin was a package that will do the trick.
>>>>> So about 3 weeks ago I d/l this package. When I ran it this morning,
>>>>> after making it an exicutable file, it complained of not finding
>>>>> mtools and p7zip so I used apt-get install and loaded both packages.
>>>>> They loaded just fine.
>>>>>         Then put a 1 GB stick in the computer and ran UNetbootin from
>>>>> a Termainal. Since I have a .iso file for Hardy on my computer I used
>>>>> that and in just a few minutes I have the whole thing on the stick. It
>>>>> boots fine.
>>>>> Karl
>>>> And again, what was the technical question???
> Karl is like Grandpa Simpson.
> Often nonsensical, usually rambling, occasionally he gets it right.
> One trick of his is to tell stories that don't go anywhere. Like the
> time he caught the ferry to Shelbyville. He needed a new heel for his
> shoe. So he decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called
> Shelbyville in those days. So he tied an onion to his belt. Which was
> the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in
> those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Gimme five bees
> for a quarter, you'd say. Now where was I... oh yeah. The important
> thing was that he had an onion tied to his belt, which was the style at
> the time. You couldn't get white onions, because of the war. The only
> thing you could get was those big yellow ones...
> -d

>     And you are a rude and total ass. You assume if I ask no question 
> the email is worthless. To you I ask? Are you so smart the use of a USB 
> memory stick to load Ubuntu is trivial?

Karl, everything in its place! Others have told you put it in a blog
yet you care not to listen. So suffer the slings and arrows.

>     Also your PGP thing is wrong.

Pot meet kettle :

gpg command line and output:,/usr/bin/gpg --charset utf8  --batch --no-tty
--status-fd 2 -d,gpg: invalid armor header: >\n,gpg: invalid armor header: >\n

Now I may just have something wrong on my end but this is what Thunderbird
tells me.

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