[xubuntu-users] How-to install without CD?
tuxebi at gmx.de
Sun Mar 8 14:29:58 GMT 2009
Marko Oreskovic wrote:
> 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
If usb-boot will not work for you, this could help you along.
Be warned: Puppy Linux is easier to boot from iso.
But as you said, Xubuntu will most probably much better care for your
everyday computer experience:
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