Bad CD alternate install method required.

Keith Clark keithclark at
Tue Oct 7 02:55:00 UTC 2008

David Fox wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 6:55 PM, Keith Clark <keithclark at> wrote:
>> What is the best way to install Ubuntu on this laptop with the tools I have
>> at hand?
> Probably (assuming you can hook up a usb stick to a Toshiba Satellite
> A10) doing the steps recommended on this page[1]. Disclaimer, I've
> never done this before :) Seems like unetbootin might do the trick, as
> it does not require you have written the ubuntu install ISO image to a
> cd (since your cd is not working).
> You therefore could do this all on the laptop - provided you have
> sufficient disk space to store the ISO and you can read/write Usb
> sticks from the laptop (and you can boot the usb stick from the
> laptop) as that is most important.
>> Keith
> [1]
Hmmm, I just checked the BIOS and I don't see an option in the Boot 
Order for booting from USB.  I guess that option is a no go then.


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