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  1. Re: Help setting up GRUB to load WIN10 from another drive

    I have Win 10 UEFI on one hard drive and Ubuntu 18,04 BIOS on another.
    I have not been able to get Ubuntu's grub to Boot Windows as it did with Win 7.
    Only thing to do is press F12 every boot and...
  2. Re: Rufus problem, what else can I use to burn iso to bootable USB

    If you have a running Ubuntu installation, you can create a Persistent bootable USB device from scratch, no live USB program required:...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Installing 20.04 to USB: Needs EFI Partition

    While you are creating a Full install USB that boots in UEFI mode might as well make it bootable in BIOS mode also: ...
  4. Re: Rufus problem, what else can I use to burn iso to bootable USB

    UNetbootin has been around for quite a while and works well.
    https://unetbootin.github.io/
    Only problem is that persistence is limited to 4GB for casper-rw file (writable).
    If you need more...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Snaps FYI
    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1241252/snaps-20-04-and-persistent-usb
  6. [kubuntu] Re: 20.04 ISO image always gets checked

    The disk check can be avoided by adding
    fsck.mode=skip to the grub.cfg, txt.cfg or syslinux.cfg menuentry depending on which applies.
    See:...
  7. Re: How to enable OEM install for UEFI Boot

    Can you not just add
    oem-config/enable=true to the linux... line in your grub.cfg file in your EFI boot partition?
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    How to add a menuentry for persistence into the default grub.cfg and txt.cfg on a read only ISO9660 partition?

    I have tried writing to the 20.04 Desktop ISO file without luck.

    I am not sure...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    I have tried to make a bug report concerning Live USB Disk Check.
    It is my first ever Bug Report, not sure I did it right.
    ...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Re: maybe-ubiquity

    Yes very good, removing "maybe-ubiquity" from the grub.cfg persistent menuentry eliminates the "Try Ubuntu / Install Ubuntu" screen and the amount of time it adds to booting.
    ...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    [QUOTE=sudodus;13950202]Someone suggested the Escape key.

    I believe esc key switches the boot back and forth between "quiet splash" being off and on. It does not stop the check.
    The reason the...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    I see that mkusb is also plagued by disk checking on boot.
    Not just with Live USB but with Persistent USB also.
    If not fast enough with ctl-c it runs until over 80% complete.
    Very irritating.
    If...
  13. Re: downloaded 20.04, anyone tell me any reason to not use it yet?

    Install 20.04 to a USB drive same as to an internal drive, (unplug internal drive first), and give it a spin.
    You could also make a Persistent 20.04 USB drive, it is faster, but things may not be...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install ubuntu from usb stick (more below)

    Installing Ubuntu always seems to work best for me if only the Target drive is plugged in.
    Are you installing using "Something else"?
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    [all variants] Re: USB Computer

    Installing to a new internal SSD is a good idea, 120GB should be large enough.
    Main thing is to install with your installer drive booted in the same mode your Windows boots in, Either BIOS or UEFI....
  16. Re: Ubuntu on USB stopped working, stuck on purple screen

    Check if your casper-rw partition is full. That can stop a Persistent USB from working.
  17. Re: How to install Persistent USB to HDD, or better yet convert to ISO

    If you are not intent on mass distribution, perhaps creating an image file is a good start.
    Disks comes with Ubuntu, you can use it running on a live USB to create an .img file of your persistent...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Please test that persistent live drives of Focal Fossa work in your computer(s)

    Tested "current Lubuntu Focal daily iso file" in three computers, works with both writable and casper-rw partitions in all three.
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Please test that persistent live drives of Focal Fossa work in your computer(s)

    Got my hands on my wife's Gigabyte GB-BXi7-5775
    The UNetbootin syslinux drive worked okay with standard initrd.
    It did not boot in BIOS mode with casper-initrd, (I was using version on Index of...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Please test that persistent live drives of Focal Fossa work in your computer(s)

    Hi Sudodus:
    I clicked the "This Hack" link (https://people.canonical.com/~mwh/casper-initrd.gz), in your Apr 9 PM and casper-initrd started downloading automatically.
    I will check a mkusb-plug...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Please test that persistent live drives of Focal Fossa work in your computer(s)

    I am using Focal from 20020325, Rufus 3.9, UNetbootin 677 Windows and mkusb-plug 2.5.5.

    Mkusb-plug works fine for me with Persistent live drive except for the amount of time it takes to boot and...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Another mkusb Hack
    How to Copy Ubuntu Install from Internal Drive to Bootable USB
    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1224659/how-to-copy-ubuntu-install-from-internal-drive-to-bootable-usb
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @jesterb
    MultiBootUSB does not do Windows.
    I have had best luck with this tool using USB drives formatted FAT32.
    MBUSB has a 4GB limit for persistence for each 'Buntu OS.
    A MBUSB drive boots on...
  24. Re: is ubuntu live usb non persistent by default ?

    Ubuntu 9.10 and later are Persistent on demand by default.

    If you want a persistent boot

    - For a drive made with Startup Disk Creator, Etcher or dd press Shift when booting *

    - Press Esc at...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    I think Windows install tool (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/windows-usb-dvd-download-tool) only works with one Windows ISO at a time as does Rufus (https://rufus.ie/)

    YUMI...
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