[xubuntu-users] How-to install without CD?

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Sun Mar 8 14:23:19 UTC 2009


Marko Oreskovic wrote:

> You can install Xubuntu (or any other Ubuntu or some other Linux
> distributions) by using USB flash drive (1GB or bigger)
> with: unetbootin
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/unetbootin/
> It can be used to make bootable USB drive out of .ISO image
> and it works under Linux or windows for USB preparation.
> It is fine GUI program, Just wait for data to be written on flash drive.
> 
> There is also universal unetbootin and customized for certain distributions.
> It can also both do downloading of distribution files for making
> bootable usb disk or use already downloaded .iso
> 
Hi, I have my doubts, that this will work:

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I'm running Windows 2000pro btw.  866PIII, 512ram
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This hardware will most likely not boot from usb, also there is a good 
chance that it only has usb 1.1, which would be an endlessly long 
torture, if it booted.

Eberhard





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