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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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Ubuntu 8.04 USB Live installation from Windows: This simple tutorial covers how to install, boot and then run Ubuntu 8.04.3 (Hardy Heron) from a USB flash drive. Upon completion of this tutorial, Ubuntu 8.04 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 not cover a Ubuntu 8.04.3 persistence (persistent) feature option. Hence the user cannot save changes back to the USB device using this tutorial.
Ubuntu 8.04.3 Persistent USB Flash Drive installation tutorial for current Windows users. This tutorial covers the process of installing Ubuntu Hardy Heron to a USB flash drive using the Live CD to create the partitions and a Windows host to perform the build. Ubuntu will uses the persistence feature to save and restore changes back to the flash drive. Hence your changes and settings can be saved and restored upon subsequent boots. The persistence feature was broken with the release of Ubuntu 8.04.3 and this tutorial includes a fixed initrd.gz that addresses the permissions problem which was pointed out here
Create a Ubuntu 8.04.3 Persistent USB Flash Drive via the Live CD. This tutorial will enable a user to install Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron to a USB flash drive via a running Ubuntu 8 Live CD. The process is similar to the Live CD install via Windows with the exception that you will be performing the process entirely from Ubuntu. This process uses a few less steps, thus could be performed in less time. In addition the persistence feature is being used to save and restore 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.