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Re: installing debian from USB... IS IT POSSIBLE?

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 01:22, Walter Hurry <walterhurry@lavabit.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Jul 2011 23:58:54 +0200, Per Carlson wrote:
>> And what if the system doesn't have an optical drive? Buying an external
>> drive shouldn't be the easiest option.
> So this hypothetical system doesn't have Linux, nor does it have an
> optical drive

Think about netbooks and ultraportables, which is shipped with Windows
and no CD/DVD-drive. Not *that* hypothetical, right?

> nor does its owner have any friends with an optical drive
> or Linux?

That would of course be a solution. But that doesn't mean there
shouldn't be suggested other solutions?

> Then the hypothetical owner had better do some Googling for unetbootin or
> the like.

Which leads on to the topic the OP is complaining about: how to find
that information. I might be stupid, but that search term didn't
strike me as an obvious one. But I do thank you for that term,
UNetbootin looks great.


RFC1925, truth 11:
 Every old idea will be proposed again with a different name and
 a different presentation, regardless of whether it works.

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