Two methods of putting Ubuntu 8.10 on a Flash drive: 1. The command line version: This is a very novice-level guide, little experience needed. Okay first off, you will need: 1. Ubuntu 8.10 Live CD 2. a 2GB (or greater) flash drive 3. A computer capable of booting from a CD and a USB drive 4. INTERNET ACCESS! Obtain the Ubuntu Live CD Image from here. 1. Insert the LiveCD and restart you computer, you may need to manually boot from the CD by entering the boot menu 2. Select "try Ubuntu without any change to computer" 3. Insert flash drive and open terminal in Applications>> Accessories>> Terminal 4. Type: Code: sudo -i then Code: fdisk -l 5. locate which drive is your flash drive, mine was marked as /dev/sdb, remember what letter is at the end, it is most likely going to be a, b, or c. (be sure to locate the correct letter, you don't want to accentually install this on your HD) exit terminal 6. Open terminal and enter this code: Code: wget pendrivelinux.com/downloads/u810/u810.sh then Code: chmod +x u810.sh && sh u810.sh 7. Follow the on screen instructions, it will soon ask you to identifly your flash drive, put the letter that yours was (remember, mine was b) 8. Follow the on-screen instructions until the finish and your done! Congratz! You now have Linux right in your poket! Big thanks to simonrichards150 for getting me into Ubuntu and making a great guide for Ubuntu 8.04 ****Remeber, always boot your device in "Persistent Mode"**** Post any problems/ questions here, and I'll try my best to help! (I am some what of a novice too Please Register or Log in to view images) Please Register or Log in to view images 2. Flash drive maker on Ubuntu 8.10 What you'll need: 1. Ubuntu installed and the .iso or just the LiveCD 2. A 1GB or more flash drive steps: 1. Insert the flash drive 2. Go to System>> Administration>> Create a USB Startup disk 3. Follow the on screen instructions (If you are using a LiveCD, it should automatically locate the files, if you aren't using the LiveCD, browse for the .iso) You're done! Just click "try Ubuntu without any changed to your computer" and it should boot persistently!