Installing Linux throught windows without CD

cj debiani386 at
Thu Aug 16 16:23:05 UTC 2007

Pete Holsberg wrote:
> Brie Gordon keyed the following on 8/16/2007 11:40 AM:
>> 2007/8/16, cj <debiani386 at>:
>>> 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?!
>>> you could download the cd ISO and install it on a virtual PC
>> Or VMware (my preference) if your machine is up to it and depending a
>> little more specifically on what you want to do.
> 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?
> -- 
> Pete Holsberg
> Columbus, NJ
> To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes 
> perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, 
> sincerity, earnestness and kindness....
> --Confucius
some Virtual machines will set up a virtual cd drive so that you can 
read from the iso file and treat it as though its a cd/dvd rom


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