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Put Kubuntu on a Flash Drive using Windows: Kubuntu is a fork of Ubuntu, offered by Canonical Ltd, that utilizes a KDE desktop environment. KDE is often preferred over Gnome for its visual appearance and Windows familiar functionality. In the following tutorial, we cover a simple way to install Kubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" or Kubuntu 10.10 " Maverick Meerkat" to a USB Flash Drive using Windows and our Universal USB Installer. Once finished, your Flash Drive will act as a Live Kubuntu USB, that could be used in place of a Live CD (Persistence is optional).
How to Create a Kubuntu 9.10 Live USB Flash Drive from Windows: Kubuntu is a product of Canonical Ltd that features the KDE desktop environment. In the following tutorial, we show you how we installed Kubuntu 9.10 to a USB Flash Drive using a Windows PC to perform the install. Once finished, Kubuntu 9.10 can be booted and run directly from your portable device. This process uses the casper-rw loopback image file to allow you to persistently save changes and restore those changes on subsequent boots.
This USB Boot CD can be used to boot Kubuntu 8.10 from a USB flash drive on computers with a BIOS that does not support booting from USB (including the Apple Mac, Macbook and, Macbook Pro). Kubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu that uses the KDE desktop environment instead of Gnome. This boot CD loads the initrd and vmlinuz kernel from the CD and then loads the necessary USB drivers, proceeding to locate and extract the filesystem from the USB flash drive.
This tutorial explains how to create a USB Boot CD that can be used to boot Kubuntu 9.04 from a USB flash drive on computers utilizing a system BIOS that does not natively support booting from USB. Kubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu that uses the KDE desktop environment instead of Gnome. The USB boot CD created using this tutorial launches the initrd and vmlinuz kernel from the CD along with the necessary USB drivers, and then proceeds to locate the filesystem on the USB drive. Because the USB driver modules are preloaded from the initrd on the CD, the compressed filesystem can then be detected and loaded from the USB device.
Create a Kubuntu 8.04.2 USB Persistent Flash Drive via the Live CD. Kubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu based on the KDE desktop environment. In the following tutorial we cover the process of installing Kubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron to a USB flash drive via a running Kubuntu 8 Live CD. Similar to the Ubuntu 8.04 persistent install, the casper persistence feature is being utilized to enable a user to save and restore changes on subsequent boots.
USB Kubuntu 8.04.1 Persistent Linux installation from Linux without using a CDROM. Some Linux users prefer Kubuntu over Ubuntu because it uses the KDE desktop environment instead of Gnome. In the following, we cover the process of installing Kubuntu 8.04.1 Hardy Heron to a USB flash drive from within Linux. The persistence feature is used to allow the user to save and restore changes on subsequent boots. If you already have a working 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.
Kubuntu 8.10 Live USB Creation: The following tutorial covers the process of installing Kubuntu 8.10 to a USB flash drive using the USB Creator created by the Ubuntu team. Kubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu but uses the popular KDE desktop environment instead of Gnome. Installing Kubuntu 8.10 to a flash drive via the following method makes use of the persistence feature (via a persistence loop file) to save your changes and restore them on subsequent boots.
The following tutorial explains the process of installing Kubuntu 9.04 to a USB Flash Drive using the Ubuntu team's USB Creator. Kubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu that, instead of Gnome, utilizes a KDE desktop environment. This Kubuntu Flash Drive installation method does make use of the persistence feature, enabling you to save your desktop changes, settings and bookmarks and then restore those changes on each boot.