How-to install without CD?

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Sat Mar 7 12:44:16 GMT 2009


On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 12:29 PM, George Brooke
<solar.george at googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Saturday 07 March 2009 01:52:02 deemarie at fastmail.fm wrote:
> > Dear Xubuntu
> >
> > I would like instructions on how to install Xubuntu 8.10 from an iso
> > image that is on my hard drive.
> > Also, if it matters,  which  ISO image would I need to download....
> > Desktop CD or Alternate install CD... in order to accomplish this?
> >
> > I was able to do this for Puppy Linux. Unzipped iso to C:\, added grldr
> > and menu.lst to C:\boot.images folder,  modified boot.ini  adding
> > C:\GRLDR="Puppy Menu".
> > That made a "frugal install".  From there you can do normal/full install
> > to another hard drive/partition.
> >
> > That's what I'm looking to do with your Xubuntu.  Puppy Linux was awful.
> >
> > I'm running Windows 2000pro btw.  866PIII, 512ram.
> > I'd like to put Xubuntu on hda3 (I:)
> >
> > Thank you
> > Deemarie
> > --
> >
> >   deemarie at fastmail.fm
>
> Hi,
> Take a look here - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation
> However this is not the correct place to come for general xubuntu help, try
> the forums ubuntuforums.org.
>

Or better, try the xubuntu-users mailinglist:
https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/xubuntu-users

Anyway, it sounds like you're looking for Wubi, see
http://wubi-installer.org/ You need the Desktop CD for that.

Cheers,
-- 
Vincent
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