Let's talk about how Ubuntu is installed on a flash drive. Why is this being done? So that those users who have expressed a desire to only get acquainted with Linux do not once again clog their hard drive, which already has an operating system, such as Windows, and so that, before making a final decision, do not harm the existing computer settings. This applies to those who do not have sufficient experience. It is in such cases that Ubuntu is installed on a USB flash drive.
This process is not difficult. This is the advantage of this system. It also allows you to work with yourself without having to install it on your computer's hard drive. And you will have a fully functional operating system even in this case. If for some reason you don't like the installed version, you can always replace it with another one.
There are quite a few popular programs for installing Linux on a flash drive, such as Ubuntu flash and the like. But today I want to review with you a program called Unetbootin. She is more to mejust to your liking. So let's talk about her. First, you must download it to your computer. After you complete this step, proceed with the installation. This procedure is not difficult, and you can easily cope with it. Once the installation is complete, launch it.
From now on, Ubuntu will be installed on a flash drive. So, after starting the utility, select the item called "Disk Image". As you already understood, the installation will take place from an ISO image, which also needs to be downloaded. Pay attention to the Russian-language version of Linux, which is called Rosinka. Absolutely the entire interface is in Russian, made in excellent design, has a fairly wide functionality, and at the same time, this system is quite easy to use for everyone. In general, a fairly successful version, which has solid advantages and does not have any drawbacks. You will soon see for yourself.
Our installation of Ubuntu on a flash drive continues. Select the downloaded Linux image using the special button. It is also worth recalling that if you are going to use your removable drive as a system device on a permanent basis, allocate some disk space on it, which will save all your settings or changes upon reboot.
If you have several flash drives connected to your computer, then assign the one that you will need for Linux. If you have one, then your carwill select it automatically. Next, you need to click on the "OK" button, and the process of installing Linux on your drive will begin, which will take at least five minutes. When it finishes, reboot and activate the boot from the USB flash drive in the BIOS. That's it, now you can run Linux on your computer without sacrificing the main Windows system and without cluttering up your hard drive once again.
I hope you figured this out. Next time we'll talk about how Ubuntu Server is installed from a USB flash drive. That's all for today.