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    Thumbs down Making a thumb Drive a bootable linux system

    I'm toying with a notion and wondered if anyone has attempted this or may know how to do this. I am looking to put Ubuntu or (preferrably for me) KUbuntu on a thumb drive so it can boot as a drive. The reason behind this is I want a linux drive that is mobile that I can quickly install on a system with NTFS recognition so I can do data transfers and file replacement/repairs without relying on the systems OS that I'm working on. Of course this couldn't be the fix all of problems I just want it to enhance my tool options when going on site and doing service. If anyone has suggestions or theories let me know. (please leave out the idea of using a CD as my boot medium because the idea is a drive I can install and uninstall utilities as needed when operating and CD residing OS's limit my installs sometimes)

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    Never, ever approach a computer saying or even thinking "I will just do this quickly."

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    Well I feel dumb I should've looked on google. Still thank you NooNoo

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    Hehe, you sly devil with that low blow about me being a Yank. I had to refrain myself on what I was going to reply with I got into my frame of thinking when my buddy Peanut from your local teases me the same way. Though I guess I could go with a running gag we had in ventrillo with him. Someone made the mistake of calling him an EU Brit because they didn't know/realise that the EU and the UK are two different entities.

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