Create a Kubuntu 9.10 Flash Drive from CD

How to Create a Kubuntu 9.10 Live USB Flash Drive using Ubuntu's USB Creator while running from the Live CD. Kubuntu is a product of Canonical Ltd that is simply Ubuntu utilizing a KDE desktop environment instead of Gnome. This Kubuntu Flash Drive installation example will make use of the persistence feature, so you can save your basic changes and then restore those changes at each boot.

Kubuntu 9.10 Desktop Screenshot

Kubuntu 9.04 Desktop Screenshot

Distribution Home Page: Kubuntu.org

Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 1GB

Persistent Feature: Yes

Kubuntu 8.10 Live USB Flash Drive Creation Essentials

  • Kubuntu 9.10 Live CD
  • Working CD/DVD Drive
  • 1GB USB Flash Drive (Use a 2GB or larger)

Creating a Kubuntu 9.10 Flash Drive via CD

  1. Download the Kubuntu 9.10 torrent and proceed to download the ISO using your favorite torrent client, then burn the ISO to a CD
  2. Restart your computer, booting from the Kubuntu Live CD
  3. Once your up and running, insert a 1GB or larger USB flash drive
  4. (1) Click the KDE Start button, (2) From the Search box, begin typing usb-creator, (3) Select the USB startup Disk Creator option that appears Launching Kubuntu 9.10 USB Startup Disk Creator
  5. (1) Select the Disk to use, (2) Click the option Stored in reserved extra space and adjust the slider to set capacity to use, (3) Click the Make Startup Disk button: Proceed to Make a Kubuntu 9.10 Live USB
  6. A progress bar will appear indicating the percentage completed Kubuntu 9.10 USB Flash Drive progress Bar
  7. When the install is finished, remove the CD, restart your computer and set your BIOS to boot from the USB device

You should now be booting from your  Kubuntu 9.10 Live USB Flash Drive and Kubuntu should automatically save the changes you make and restore them on subsequent boots.

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