Installing Linux throught windows without CD
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 16 16:16:02 UTC 2007
On 08/16/2007 06:25 AM, Ricardo Schmidt wrote:
> Hello all,
> I need to intall Ubuntu in a pc. But this computer does not have CD reader.
> So, I need to enter in windows to download the iso file.
> But how could I intall the Ubuntu without the CD drive?!
> Is there one way to install Ubuntu throughout windows without CD?!
> Thank in advance,
As others have mentioned, you can use wubi (added info besides the wubi
site: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide). However, here are some
Installation without a CD
The documents listed below provide instructions for installing Ubuntu
without using a CD or CD-ROM drive.
* SmartBootManagerHowto - Installing from a PC which will not boot
* Installation/FromUSBStick - Installing from a USB memory stick
* Installation/WithFloppies - Installing without a CD drive over a
* Installation/FromHardDriveWithFloppies - Installing without a CD
drive or network capabilities from a hard drive
* Installation/FromWindows - Installing from Windows without using
floppies, a CD, or any other removable media
* Installation/FromLinux - Installing using a spare partition from
an existing Linux system to house the Ubuntu .iso.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromWindows looks like
your best bet.
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