Linux Articles listed under "USB Ubuntu 8.10"
This USB Boot CD can be used to boot a Ubuntu 8.10 USB flash drive on computers with a BIOS that does not natively support booting from USB. The boot CD contains a grub bootloader that loads the initrd and vmlinuz kernel from the CD and then proceeds to locate the filesystem on the USB flash drive. Because the USB drivers are preloaded from the initrd on the CD, the USB flash drive can then easily be detected.
Create a Ubuntu 8.10 Persistent USB Flash Drive using Windows. The following tutorial covers the process of creating a Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) Flash Drive using our custom USB Installer For Ubuntu 8.10 script and Windows. You can then boot and run Ubuntu 8.10 from your USB stick on any computer that can boot from USB. Ubuntu 8.10 will boot from the portable device utilizing the persistent casper-rw loop block file for saving and restoring changes. Ubuntu is a product of 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.
Create a Ubuntu 8.10 Persistent flash drive using the Live CD. This tutorial will enable a user to install Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex to a USB flash drive while booted from the Live CD. In addition the persistence or casper persistent feature (via a separate partition) will be utilized to automatically save changes back to the thumb drive as you work, and then restore those saved changes upon subsequent boots.
Create a Non Persistent Ubuntu 8.10 Live USB Flash Drive from Windows: This simple tutorial covers the creation of a Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) USB Flash Drive using Windows and our custom script. Upon completion of this tutorial, Ubuntu 8.10 can be run from the portable flash device in the same fashion (but much faster) than it would from the Live CD. This specific tutorial does cover a Ubuntu 8.10 persistence (persistent) casper-rw feature option. Hence the user can save changes back to the USB device using this tutorial.