[Lubuntu] How much disk space does Lubuntu install need.

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Dec 24 13:13:41 UTC 2011

On 22 December 2011 12:27, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Tricky, yes, but not impossible. The Plop Boot Manager will do this
and it is free for personal use.

> I have now successfully installed Lubuntu from the Alternate CD.  The
> basic install took 1.4 GB.


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