Fedora is one of the most popular Linux distributions: it is sponsored by Red Hat, but its development is community-driven. While the default version of Fedora ships with the GNOME desktop environment (it is probably the ideal choice if you want to use a vanilla version of the latter), there are many alternative spins available, which allows us to try a variety of desktop environments such as XFCE or KDE Plasma. In few easy steps it is even possible to build and try a custom Fedora live image.
How to format USB with exFAT on Linux
exFAT stands for Extensible File Allocation Table and is a format made by Microsoft for use on devices like USB flash drives. In general, you do not hear a lot about exFAT these days, but it remains a viable format that is compatible with Windows, MacOS, and Linux, so it is a good choice for a flash drive that you plan on using with a variety of different systems. Some manufacturers even use exFAT as the default format for their SD cards or other products.
Bash and DD: Testing Flash Drive Speed with a Simple Script
Flash drives are commonly used for storing and transferring data, but their speed can vary depending on the device and the environment in which it is used. If you’re looking to measure the speed of your flash drive, you can use a simple script written in bash and using the
dd command. In this article, we’ll explain how to write and run a bash script that will test the read and write speed of your flash drive, and provide an overview of how the script works. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced Linux user, this script is an easy and efficient way to measure the performance of your flash drive.
How to install Ubuntu on USB Stick
Installing Ubuntu Linux onto a USB stick will allow you to have a portable operating sysem that you can plug into any computer. This differs from a live environment USB, as installing Ubuntu directly to a USB stick will create a persistent operating system, the same way it does when you install to a typical hard disk. However, the process of installing Ubuntu to USB is not the same as a usual hard drive.
How to make a bootable USB from an ISO in Linux
The purpose of this tutorial is to make a bootable USB drive from an ISO file. USB drives have recently overtaken CDs and DVDs as the primary media of physically distributed software. It is now a common task for system administrators and normal users to install operating systems and software via USB.
How to partition USB drive in Linux
In order to access a USB drive on Linux, it needs to have one or more partitions on it. Since USB drives are usually relatively small, and only used for temporary storage or to easily transfer files, the vast majority of users will choose to configure just one partition that spans the entire USB disk. However, you can also logically separate the USB drive into different sections if you wanted to use multiple partitions.
How to install Debian from USB
So you have decided that you want to install Debian Linux on your computer. These days, the easiest way to install Debian is from a bootable USB thumb drive. To do so, you must first download the installation media and burn the ISO file to USB.
Burn ISO to USB in Linux
The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to burn an ISO file to a USB drive. USB drives have recently overtaken CDs and DVDs as the primary media of physically distributed software. It is now a common task for system administrators and normal users to install operating systems and software via USB.
Create bootable Ubuntu 22.04 USB startup disk
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a bootable Ubuntu 22.04 USB startup disk. Two methods of bootable Ubuntu 22.04 USB startup disk creation will be shown. To be specific we will be creating a bootable Ubuntu 22.04 USB using any existing Ubuntu Desktop or by using command line on any GNU/Linux distribution.
How to install Ubuntu from USB
If you are ready to install Ubuntu Linux on your computer, the usual way is by putting the Ubuntu files on a USB flash drive and then installing the operating system via USB.
USB token authentication on Linux
This article describes a method how to use a USB memory device as an authentication token to log in into a Linux system instead of traditional password. This can be accomplished by use of Pluggable Authentication Modules ( PAM ) and some sort of USB storage device such as USB memory stick of Mobile phone with SD card attached.
Disable automount on Ubuntu
If you frequently use USB sticks or other USB storage devices, it may become annoying that they are automatically mounted whenever you insert them into your Ubuntu Linux system. This is especially the case with multi-partitioned USB drives.