[ubuntu-za] ubuntu 12.10 daily live not able to use

Frans de waal meesterarend at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 22:31:44 UTC 2012

If you get usb sticks not keeping their data make sure you eject it
before removing it from the computer I had once copied the same info
three times to the same disk and ended with a empty disk every time :P
then i ejected the disk and it was busy for at least 30seconds before
i could remove it from the system. just a thought.

On 10 September 2012 16:37, Johan Scheepers <johansche at telkomsa.net> wrote:
> On 08/09/2012 15:01, Stefano Rivera wrote:
>> Hi Johan (2012.09.08_09:13:19_+0200)
>>> Funny it seems that the cursor is there but invisible - if I move
>>> around the mouse some changes happen to the stuff on the desktop but
>>> does not activate.
>> Yup, that's the same issue I see under kvm. See my last message in this
>> thread.
>> Then compiz crashes very soon afterwards:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/927168
>> Not sure if they are related.
>>> So now I have 5 dvd's here that is "useless for my system".
>> Use a flash drive? They are reusable :)
>> SR
> Hi Stefano,
> I seem to have problems with my sticks - they just fail when written to -
> when gparted they just reverted to unallocated.
> So I studied some more and have spare usb drive - now using that with
> usb-disk-creator.
> Works fine after some trial and error.
> Installed linux-mint13 with this drive on another spare usb drive. . It just
> went and fast.
> Will now use this method and if the install went good I will write the iso
> to cd/dvd.
> BTW trying out mint13 - looks fine.
> Regards,
> Johan
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