[GRLUG] Installing Linux w/out CD Drive.
airplanejay at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 21:29:22 EST 2009
haha. Thanks for all the offers, but unfortunately I don't have a computer
that can run the discs, at all. I can explore the discs, but not run them. I
was hoping for a completely, or mostly, disc-less installation. Since the
discs are pretty much useless. And I'm not willing to pay the extra 30$ for
an external CD reader yet. Nor do I have a way over to Cornerstone,
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 9:26 PM, <topher at wcsg.org> wrote:
> > USB flash drive as someone already mentioned or you can pull the HD out
> > put it in an external case on another computer and install from CD that
> > way.
> I've installed Linux on a LOT of netbooks now, and an external USB cd rom
> drive is wonderful. We played with installing from a USB stick, but it was
> hit and miss as to whether it would work.
> Pricegrabber show an HP for $32.63.
> In a pinch Jason, you could swing by my office sometime and do an install
> with my external drive.
> >> Rick
> >> On Friday 20 February 2009 11:07:02 pm Jason Kisner wrote:
> >>> I need help doing this. I just recently got an ACER AspireOne with
> >>> Linux Lite... Needless to say I'm less than satisfied with the system,
> >>> I want to put Ubuntu on it. (I'd like to get to the newest version,
> >>> eventually) The thing is... it doesn't have a CD Drive (only a little
> >>> 8 inches wide. and no room for one.) How do I do this?
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