PenDrive Linux vs full install?

Gilles Gravier ggravier at
Thu Jul 21 15:37:14 UTC 2011

Yeah! Works like a charm!


On 21/07/2011 14:39, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 21 July 2011 13:35, Gilles Gravier <ggravier at> wrote:
>> I hoped it would. :) My reasonning was that since Ubuntu loads all and
>> everything dynamically during boot... having it on a stick and poking
>> that at any kind of hardware should work...
> The only part that broke for me was when I needed to use a specific
> xorg.conf for a machine with an odd video card.
>> On my way to installing that now... Will confirm that all works well
>> when it's done. Give me a bit of time. :D
> :D
> It shouldn't take too long.
> I'd also recommend encryption on your home directory. That way if you
> lose the USB stick your data is safe.
> Cheers,
> Al.

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