[xubuntu-users] Installing Xubuntu from a flash drive

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sat Sep 14 18:07:41 UTC 2013

On Sat, 2013-09-14 at 14:02 -0400, Bill wrote:
> On 09/14/2013 09:42 AM, Steven Verner wrote:
> > You need wo make sure your bios is set to boot from usb. Some(most
> > modern ones) BIOS have a simple aption to set usb as the first boot
> > device, soem will even view it as another hard drive, in which case you
> > change the hdd boot priority as the usb drive, and some (usually older)
> > won't have the option at all, in which case you will need PLBT.
> "PLBT"? I did a quick search for the anacronym which yielded nothing 
> useful. I'd like to know what you mean, because if you mean that "PLBT" 
> makes booting from usb possible on an older computer, I would like to 
> try it on one of mine (a Dell Inspiron 530; the bios shows the option 
> but then won't boot to the bootable usb when selected). Thanks.

Using https://startpage.com search engine, searching for "usb boot plbt"
without the quotes, I get


and several other hits.

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