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#1 Guest_nickko_*

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Posted 03 February 2016 - 11:45 AM

hi to all,

 

i was running puppy linux slacko 5.3.1 from usb on my old fujitsu esprimo desktop for surfing the net

 

unfortunately i cannot be booted from usb anymore 

 

i have tried o install again puppy linux on usb from the live cd but this is not possible due to the follow error

 

cannot read from iso file

 

i have downloaded a newer version of puppy (6.3) but again i have the same error when i am trying to install puppy on usb

 

i need any version of puppy that can be installed on usb 

 

thanks in advance


Edited by nickko, 03 February 2016 - 11:45 AM.


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Posted 03 February 2016 - 11:50 AM

What tool are you using to put the ISO on the USB drive? That error makes it sound like a corrupted .iso file.


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Posted 04 February 2016 - 12:37 AM

Can try a tool like http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/

 

Just follow the guides and select the options.  (MAKE SURE you pick the flash drive and not your OS for install.  Just saying :-)

Ive used this for Kali Linux, win, boot tools, duel OSs on and on. 

Works cross platform with Win OS and others as well.

 

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Posted 04 February 2016 - 01:31 AM

When you say install you mean install to USB like it was a hard drive?

 

Heres 1 way of doing it.

How to install Puppy Linux (frugal) and configure Grub2 bootloade

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Posted 04 February 2016 - 09:12 AM

good afternoon to all,

 

many thanks to all for the replies

 

i have tried the usb universal installer to install puppy slacko on the usb although the usb stick was not bootable

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dear  czarboom it seems that your solution is the easiest

 

dear nickau i will try your link but i remember that the procedure to install puppy slacko on usb was much easier or something i am missing...

 

i am trying now the universal installer... everything is running ok but the create box is still not accessible

strange

 

thanks again to all


Edited by nickko, 04 February 2016 - 09:29 AM.


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Posted 04 February 2016 - 10:07 AM

I wrote a tutorial some time back for creating a bootable USB ... http://www.malwareremoval.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=618203#p618203

 

The tutorial was about using Puppy to recover files on a Windows machine, but if you read and follow Phase 1, Phase 2, and Phase 3, then provided things go without problem you should be able to boot into Puppy.



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Posted 05 February 2016 - 09:29 AM

hi to all.

 

great ! running puppy linux from usb is working now

 

thanks again to all for the replies



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Posted 05 February 2016 - 12:02 PM

Good to hear you got things working again. :thumbup2:






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