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

Johan Scheepers johansche at telkomsa.net
Wed Sep 12 07:01:05 UTC 2012

On 11/09/2012 00:31, Frans de waal wrote:
> 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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Hi Frans,
Thanks for your thought.
I still do not have much joy with "dd and unetbootin" .
My best option is with "start disk creator" it works in my case like a 
dream every time.

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