Writing .iso to USB hdd

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sun Dec 28 06:29:24 UTC 2008

Bill Moseley wrote:
> I've got the Xubuntu .iso file.  How can I install Xubuntu onto this
> USB-mounted drive?
> Do I need to burn it then boot from the Xubuntu CD?  But, will the
> installer mount a usb hard drive and use it for an installation
> target?

Yes, you should boot from the CD. The installer will find the USB disk. 
I'm not sure if it will use that one automatically if there are other 
drives in the machine. However if you select the manual partitioning 
method it will install at the selected disk.


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