Installing Linux throught windows without CD

Jimmy Wu jimmywu013+ubuntu-user-list at
Thu Aug 16 16:02:08 UTC 2007

On 8/16/07, Pete Holsberg <pjh42 at> wrote:
> How do you install Ubuntu from the .iso when that .iso resides on the HD
> of the computer that is the target of the install?
> I don't think that's possible, but who knows?  Maybe if you created a
different partition for the iso and somehow managed to get the Windows boot
loader to boot from the iso partition, but I don't know if you can actually
do that.

I was thinking maybe you could borrow/buy a USB CD drive, provided that you
have a USB port.

-- Jimmy
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