Linux Articles listed under "Install Ubuntu to USB"
How to Create an Ubuntu Live USB Persistent Flash Drive from a running Live CD: In the following segment I show you how I used the Official Startup Disk Creator (created by the Ubuntu team) to put Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive. Ubuntu's Casper Persistent feature can also be used for saving and restoring changes on subsequent boots. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution created by Canonical Ltd
Create an Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive from Windows: In the following tutorial, we show you an easy way to put Ubuntu 9.10/10.04.*/10.10/11.04/11.10/12.04 on a USB Flash Drive using Windows. Once finished, you should be able to run Ubuntu directly from your Flash Drive, just as it does from a Live CD. Ubuntu's casper-rw feature is also utilized for persistently saving and restoring your changes on subsequent boots.
The following tutorial explains how to install Ubuntu 9.04 to a USB Flash Drive from a running Live CD. This installation proceedure is accomplished by using the built in USB Creator (produced by the Ubuntu team) to create an Ubuntu USB Startup Disk. Installing via this method will enable the persistence feature (via a persistence loop file) to save and restore your changes on subsequent boots. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution created by Canonical Ltd.
Ubuntu 8.10 Live USB Creation The following tutorial covers the process of installing Ubuntu 8.10 to a USB flash drive, thumb drive or portable external hard drive using the built in USB Creator (produced by the Ubuntu team) to create a "USB Startup Disk". Installing with this method allows the use of the persistence feature (via a persistence loop file, FINALLY) to save and restore your changes on subsequent boots.
USB Ubuntu 8.04.1 Persistent install from Linux without using a CDROM. This tutorial will enable a user to install Ubuntu 8.04.1 Hardy Heron to a USB flash drive via a running (Ubuntu) Linux environment. The persistence feature is being utilized to allow the user to save and restore changes on subsequent boots. If you already have a working Ubuntu Linux installation on your PC and do not wish to use or your system does not have a CD drive, this tutorial is for you.
This tutorial covers one way to install Ubuntu 8.04.3 (Hardy Heron) to an external USB Hard drive. It is also possible to install Ubuntu 8.04.3 to a 4GB+ flash drive using this method as we did, however, due to the additional write cycles that occur on a full blown install, the life of your flash drive may be reduced. This tutorial utilizes the Install script that is included with Ubuntu 8.04.3 making it easy to run and test Ubuntu without installing to a fixed internal system disk.
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