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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Problem getting chown to work for new ext4 partition

    For some things, the partition has to be unmounted. For others, it has to be.

    Guess which one chown is. Maybe try reading the man page.
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    Re: Error in uninstalling VirtualBox

    Every once in a while, sudo doesn't quite work. Try dropping to root with sudo -i and running the command again.
    Whether works or not, exit before doing anything else, cuz you can do a lot of...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot Windows 10 even after running boot-repair in Ubuntu

    As it happens, I spent a lot of time on this issue over the past week, as was helping someone on another forum with a similar problem. Theirs came up because of a long-standing bug in the Ubiquity...
  4. Re: How reinstall Ubuntu 18.04 on single boot system and keep personal data

    Was going to suggest that option. One way to make it cleaner: Delete all the directories except /home.
    Now, don't have to rely on stuff being overwritten (or harmless if not).
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    [lubuntu] Re: portable ubuntu on external HD?

    Sorry, didn't notice you had replied before my edit. If you compare the original (as quoted) with the edit, you'll see I made only two clarifying changes.

    Anyhoo, good luck. Installing to USB...
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    [lubuntu] Re: portable ubuntu on external HD?

    In case it wasn't clear, the point of the two procedures I described above is that they do exactly this and avoid the installer bug mentioned by OldFred earlier. That is, both create a UEFI bootable...
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    [lubuntu] Re: portable ubuntu on external HD?

    FYI, there are two other ways to do this, Option 1 is to boot the live ISO in BIOS or legacy mode, install the system, then reboot (still in BIOS or legacy mode) and manually install an EFI...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Question: Is it possible to install Ubuntu fully onto a USB?

    FWIW, I've had good luck so far with the solution given at Post #45 of this old thread. In fact, I was only willing to give Ubuntu a try (started out on Mint) if I could find a way to boot an...
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