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

frans dormakorp at vodamail.co.za
Wed Sep 12 08:53:23 UTC 2012

On 12/09/12 09:01, Johan Scheepers wrote:
> 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.
> Regards
> Johan
I say anything that works are great :)
I also use the gui tools of ubuntu for the start up usb disk. it got 
better than the first times I tried to use it.

  When working on a computer you have to know enough:
  To fake what you don't know.
  Google what you can't fake.
  How (and when) to 'motivate' the computer to do what Google won't tell.

Frans de Waal
IT Manager/

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