How-to install without CD?

George Brooke at
Sat Mar 7 11:29:50 UTC 2009

On Saturday 07 March 2009 01:52:02 deemarie at 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

Take a look here -
However this is not the correct place to come for general xubuntu help, try 
the forums
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