[sf-lug] how to make a bootable USB stick from an Ubuntu 10.04 live CD?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Feb 21 23:21:29 PST 2011

Quoting jim (jim at systemateka.com):

> I can't find any instructions via search engine that make 
> sense to me. Here's what I'm hoping for: 
> * get your Ubuntu 10.04 live CD (I have one) 
> * get your 2GB or 4GB USB stick (I have one) 
> * load your Ubuntu 10.04 live CD into your CD-ROM drive (I have one) 
> * place your 2GB or 4GB USB stick into a USB slot (I have one) 
> * <DO_THIS> and wait until <SOME_SIGN_FROM_HEAVEN> 

Web-searching 'ubuntu lucid usb install' finds:

...and a bunch of vaguely similar things.  There are, alas, a number of
only slightly fiddly steps, but they're covered in detail.

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