[Lubuntu] How much disk space does Lubuntu install need.
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 22 12:27:01 UTC 2011
On 22 December 2011 11:45, Rigved Rakshit <r.phate at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > The other option is to use UNetbootin to install it to the hard-drive as
>> > a live CD with persistent storage. The easiest way to do this is stick the
>> > 2GB drive in another machine and run UNetbootin. Change Type from USB Drive
>> > to Hard Disk and select the drive from the next box. You may have to format
>> > the 2GB drive to FAT before you start, I can't remember. It may be best to
>> > ignore my instructions, it is reasonably obvious once UNetbootin is running.
>> I have just tried to install from the live CD and it says I need 4.1GB
>> and won't allow me to carry on.
> The suggested method was to install using a method know as LiveUSB:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent. Unetbootin is available
> in Ubuntu, so the Windows method mentioned on the page will work as well.
Tricky if the bios will not boot off usb.
> You have made the mistake of installing using the normal method of
> installing on a Hard disk. This will not work as it does require at least 4
> GB to give you a working install that can be easily updated at a later time.
I have now successfully installed Lubuntu from the Alternate CD. The
basic install took 1.4 GB.
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