FULLY functional install of Ubuntu 10.10 to USB stick in a WinXP enviroment

Paul Cartwright ubuntu at pcartwright.com
Wed Nov 10 21:34:09 UTC 2010

On 11/10/2010 04:18 PM, jerry wrote:
>> > iso, selected Type = USB Drive, selected correct drive letter
>> > Pressed OK, waited 5 minutes.
>> > When Unetbootin finished, shutdown, booted thumbdrive.
>> > At boot menu hit Tab, then typed "(space)persistent"
>> > Ran "gksu nauilus", opened filesystem / cdrom and then opened
>> > syslinux.cfg with text editor.
>> > Added "persistent" as shown below:
>> > append initrd=/ubninit file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet
>> > splash -- persistent
>> > Rebooted, changes were persistent.
>> >
>> >    
> Paul:
> I am trying to set up a persistent thumb drive following these 
> instructions but the syslinux.cfg file is read only and I cannot change 
> the read/write permissions in order to edit the file.
> sudo chmod 777 syslinux.cfg does not work.
> Any help appreciated.
> Jerry

I think those directions may be wrong about when you edit that file.. I
think I edited it BEFORE I rebooted..

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