[Solved]: Re: Booting from a USB memory stick

John John at DMJ-Consultancy.co.uk
Wed Oct 8 22:28:07 UTC 2008

Neil wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:33 PM, John <John at dmj-consultancy.co.uk> wrote:
>> Is there a way of configuring a USB memory stick so that it can boot the
>> computer into Ubuntu? Is it as simple as just loading the iso file onto
>> the stick or is there more to it? (I realise that the bios has to look
>> to the stick as its first boot device!)
>> Thanks in advance
>> J
>> --
>> ubuntu-users mailing list
>> ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>> Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users
> Hi.
> Yes it is possible.
> What would you like to do? Boot from an USB stick and run a fully
> installed version of Ubuntu (with write rights: the changes can be
> saved to disk and will be available next boot) ?
> In that case you can simply install to the USB key and place it into
> the target PC (as long as the CPU family is the same. Do not mix 32 an
> 64 bit CPU's).
Thanks, Neil, that sounds sufficient for what I want to get started.

Thanks also to everyone who replied! Much appreciated.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list