Thumb drive installation, minimum size

Nils Kassube kassube at
Thu Jan 12 21:42:24 UTC 2012

P. Echols wrote:
> I plan on installing 8.04 on a thumb drive.[0] This will be a full,
> not a "live" install. The purpose is to run a USB video converter,
> so it will probably need swap space somewhere.  The data files that
> ate created will go on a separate partition or USB drive that'll be
> mounted when needed.

Kubuntu 8.04 would fit easily on a 4GB USB stick, unless you plan to 
install a lot of things more than the default packages. I don't think 
that Ubuntu needs more space.


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