[sf-lug] Ubuntu User wannabe!

Alison Chaiken alchaiken at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 20:36:23 PST 2011

Rick writes:
> What's on the HP_TOOLS and SYSTEM partitions?

I bet HP TOOLS is full of adware and spyware and can safely be
deleted, but I agree it's best to check before deleting!

> But there are two alternative ways to avoid partitioning entirely.  One
> is the one you referred to:  Run Ubuntu (or Kubuntu, or whatever) as a
> 'live' system from a USB stick or from a CD or DVD disc.

Why not an external USB drive?    Wouldn't the BIOS allow an external
drive as a boot device?

Alison Chaiken
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