[ubuntu-za] Installing from boot up - is it possible

Jason Norwood-Young jason at freespeechpub.co.za
Thu Oct 12 21:50:29 BST 2006

On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 21:09 +0200, Derek Lane wrote:
> Hi,
> I received the CD for 6.06 and would like to install from boot up rather
> from the live Cd environment.
> The PC only has 128MB ram and it hangs from the live CD environment.
> i.e. Is it possible to do this ?
> I have looked at all the docuemnts @ ubunti.com and I am unable to find
> a
> "command line" type install document (how to).

Hi Derek

To do a command line install, you'll need to download (or otherwise
acquire) a copy of Ubuntu 6.06 Alternate CD. There are three types of
CDs available for Ubuntu as of Dapper Drake - the Live CD (which you
have), the Alternate CD which does a command line install, and a DVD
with both versions.

The quickest and easiest way to get the Alternate CD is to download it
from the Internet (local mirror is

If you're short on bandwidth, find your nearest Freedom Toaster
(http://www.freedomtoaster.org/) and get it from there. Petrol is much
cheaper than bandwidth in South Africa.

Hope this helps.


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