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September 10th, 2010, 10:19 PM
Hi All

Can ubuntu-10.04.1-alternate-amd64 be install on an 8gb thumb drive? Or do I need stay with the Live version of ubuntu-10.04.1-desktop-amd64.

Thanks Jack

September 10th, 2010, 10:23 PM
Yes and no. Technically its possible but not all computers will be able to boot from it and generally its not a good idea to use a USB flash drive as a replacement for a hard disk.

September 10th, 2010, 10:27 PM
My computer will boot from a thumb drive. I want to be able to use it on a desktop and a laptop if I need too. I want to be able to add and update the software.

September 12th, 2010, 03:00 AM
Hi all

I took 10.04.1-desktop-amd64 and did an install on my 8gb thumb drive and it works great. I now can upgrade and install programs and it run fast now. My wife can run Windows 7 and I can have the best Ubuntu. Now I'm looking for an 32gb or at lease 16gb thumb drive for more room.

Thanks Jack