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by serenityvalley
Tue Sep 08, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help me install to run from USB [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 5237

Re: Please help me install to run from USB

@MDM:
That is an extremely helpful tip--thank you!
by serenityvalley
Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help me install to run from USB [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 5237

Re: Please help me install to run from USB

Wow. This is just amazing. What a fantastic group of people on this board! I think I have everything I need to give it a go.
Thank you all so much!
by serenityvalley
Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help me install to run from USB [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 5237

Re: Please help me install to run from USB

Thank you for your reply. My computer has a pretty old BIOS but I can set it to check for USB boot first. It does not have the secure boot nonsense. Going through your post, I think I could make out that you use a live USB to then install onto a second USB? It appears that your process for this is o...
by serenityvalley
Sun Sep 06, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help me install to run from USB [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 5237

Please help me install to run from USB [SOLVED]

Hi, I have never used Linux. I want to install and run Mint/Mate from within a 32 GB USB, bootable and persistent. (This is so I can become familiar with Linux in a contained environment. I realize this will have shortcomings) I am looking for clear instructions on how to install this (not just he l...
by serenityvalley
Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New to Linux question about flash drive version
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: New to Linux question about flash drive version

Thank you for your assistance! I do know that a USB verison will have limitations, but I am only wanting to get comfortable before doing anything permanent on my hard drive or spending $$ on an SSD. Definitely safer to let my ignorance fry a few USBs before I move on to my computer! I really appreci...
by serenityvalley
Sun Aug 30, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New to Linux question about flash drive version
Replies: 2
Views: 170

New to Linux question about flash drive version

Hi, I am going to install Linux onto a USB flash drive to run from the USB, as a way to learn about and become familiar with Linux before doing anything on my actual computer. After reading a lot of forum posts, I am thinking that Mate may be the best thing for me to start with. I am going to be usi...

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