[PLUG] install ubuntu without cdrom

Shantanoo Mahajan shantanoo at gmail.com
Wed May 30 19:41:05 PDT 2007


On 30-May-07, at 7:13 PM, Kamal Paryani wrote:

> hi
> i need to install ubuntu on a PIII laptop of which the cdrom drive  
> is bad
>
> the laptop does not support booting from external usb cdroms
>
>
> in windows world i would have removed the laptop hard disk and
> connected it to other pc
> make it bootable and transfer the setup cab files on to it , put it
> back on the laptop and run setup
>
>
> but i a dont know how it can be done in linux
>
> can i connect this hard disk to some other machine install ubuntu and
> then put it back in the laptop and then would ubuntu re-detect all the
> hardware
>
> or any other idea
> help ??
>

You may try following:
http://marc.herbert.free.fr/linux/win2linstall.html

shantanoo



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