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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @Kamalakar,

    Thanks for the heads up :-)

    I need some more details to troubleshoot this bug. (I have access to two Dell laptops (with generation 4 Intel i5 and i7 CPUs) but no Inspiron, and mkusb...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Done, mkusb-dus version 12.6.8 is uploaded with the new information (text with blue background)
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    or maybe:

    "Please wait for sync until 'Done' is written
    and, if there is a progress window
    wait for the buffered data to get flushed,
    so that all data are transferred to the target device"
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @P-i H,

    The screenshots show what I would expect:

    - pv will show 100%, way before the buffers are flushed (syncing).

    - Instead of simply waiting in silence, there is output showing how the...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Thanks @P-i H :-)
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Yes please :-P
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    mkusb version 12.6.7, 12.6.8



    - mkusb 12.6.7
    . guidus: skip parameter if %f is '%f' (for hippo hirsute)
    - mkusb 12.6.8
    . dus-live: mkcmd_runcmd: ... wait for the buffered data to get...
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    Re: Bootable USB stick on MacOS

    If you know how run Ubuntu on a Mac computer in general and to make the keyboard work during boot, please chip in :-P
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @P-I H,

    Thanks for those details.

    I made a quick test with Ubuntu 20.10 installed in my test computer, a Toshiba with Intel i5 (generation 3), in UEFI mode and with US English. I did not see...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @P-I H,

    Thanks for those details :-)

    More questions:

    1. Where and when is the message about the crash printed? (I can't see it in your screenshot of the mkusb console.)

    2. Is your Ubuntu...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Thanks for the heads up.

    Please give me more details: Is this an installed and fully updated & upgraded system? Can you think of any particular unusual settings or things installed, or should I...
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    Re: Bootable USB stick on MacOS

    A that early stage of booting, in the grub menu, the mouse is not yet activated. You can navigate with the arrow keys ('arrow down' and 'arrow up') and activate the selected item with then 'Enter'...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rufus for ubuntu ?

    Yes. Install each of them from its PPA. Both have graphical user interfaces (GUI).
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rufus for ubuntu ?

    dd is a standard Linux command and is included in all Ubuntu flavours (e.g. Xubuntu).

    But dd is risky because there is no final checkpoint. It will accept your command without any question, also...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rufus for ubuntu ?

    +1 for the Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator.

    The following link and links from it describes several methods and tools for the same and similar purposes,
    ...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: dd fails with I/O error when trying to create .iso

    When the game plays fine on a Windows machine, but you cannot copy it, I suspect that there is copy protection by means of some bad sectors or something else put there in order to prevent copying....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How can I create a transient notification on-screen?

    Nice to meet you again in this thread, 1fallen :-)
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How can I create a transient notification on-screen?

    You can do it with zenity.

    I don't think you can control the time with --notification, but you can with --info. Try and tweak



    zenity --info --text="zenity can do it for you" --no-wrap...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How to create snapshot (iso) of current running system to be installed in others

    I have some installed systems in external drives (USB and eSATA), and they are portable between computers. So it should work to do what you want. You can even move your current drive to the new...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot from a new Ubuntu 20.04 USB drive

    While most USB pendrives work well as boot devices, some USB pendrives do not cooperate well with some computers. This might be a reason for your problems.

    It is also possible that you use a...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot from a new Ubuntu 20.04 USB drive

    Thanks for the details.

    - Please tell us also how you created the USB boot drive - which tool or method did you use?

    - And can you boot another computer with this USB boot drive?

    I can't say...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot from a new Ubuntu 20.04 USB drive

    - Please tell us about your computer: brand name and model

    - and tell us also how you created the USB boot drive: method and/or tool

    Then it will be easier for us to help you.
  23. Re: Installation on external drive messed up boot from internal drive

    Live system:

    The easiest alternative (with for example mkusb) is to clone from the iso file to a USB drive and get a live-only drive. Things will not be saved, so I don't think this is what you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 20.04 on USB drive

    +1

    I'll add some details (including a link with more links) to the answer by CelticWarrior.

    The easiest alternative (with for example mkusb) is to clone from the iso file to a USB drive and get...
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    Re: Boot up from Memory Stick

    You may be able to get the attention of the Ubuntu developers, if you create a thread, 'new topic', at the following web page,

    Ubuntu Discourse
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