Needed fully functional [NOT 'Live'(sic)] Linux on USB stick - was [Re: Ubuntu on pendrive]
kassube at gmx.net
Thu Dec 22 16:11:55 UTC 2011
Richard Owlett wrote:
> I want a Linux installed on a USB stick that is
> indistinguishable from what would be on your hard drive if
> one had chosen "Install Now" on "Live CD" and chosen "wipe
> out my life's work currently on hard drive and any existing OS".
Install VirtualBox and "VirtualBox Extension Pack" from
<https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads> (select the version for your
Create a virtual machine without a virtual disk and let it boot from the
ISO file of the Ubuntu version you want to install.
Attach your pendrive to that machine.
Install the Ubuntu system to the pendrive (which is seen as an internal
disk to the virtual machine). Beware - you will lose all your data on
the pendrive and it will be formatted with ext4 afterwards (unless you
use custom partitioning).
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