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For Installing Firefox : First remove Iceweasel apt-get remove iceweasel Add a source to run apt-get to install it. echo -e "\ndeb http://downloads.Sourceforge.net/project/ubuntuzilla/mozilla/apt all main" | tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list > /dev/null Import GPG keys echo -e "\ndeb http://downloads.Sourceforge.net/project/ubuntuzilla/mozilla/apt all ...


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I have had serious problems with really working with a Live USB, also a Live DVD on a new laptop without any problems on it, its HD works fine, but I wanted to tryout the Linux systems without altering the boot system on my HD. The problems were crashes and freezes after an hour of use or so, e.g., during a long download. But this meant I couldn't just ...


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You can run a laptop (or other computer) with no/failed hard drive several ways. true live: the operating system is loaded from a cd that can not be written to at all. This will work fine as long as you don't want to save anything. Supplementing this with a thumb drive or other usb drive gets around this limitation. mostly live: the operating system is ...


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I actually had a friend with a small dell netbook with a failed microssd; I installed ubuntu lucid on a flash drive and he booted from that, was very happy with the results. In regards to your question about partitioned usb disks, recall that windows only recognizes the first partition on a removable disk, so keep that in mind when you install :)


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You can take out the HDD completely. Then use the Live CD, just aslong as you dont want to save anything. Unless you decide to plug a External USB drive into the computer: that would work. I use a live Linux image if Ii use someone else's computer or public computers. Note that no updates could really be applied as it has no room to store them.



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