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cowtippinlinux
May 19th, 2008, 02:52 AM
ok here goes ... is there anyway for me to download ubuntu and install with out burning a live disk .?:confused:](*,):neutral:

iaculallad
May 19th, 2008, 02:56 AM
If you could boot from the network, you could start your installation by following this (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/Netboot).

cowtippinlinux
May 19th, 2008, 03:26 AM
but i dont have a cd drive or floppy drive and i really dont understand the whole network boot thing

iaculallad
May 19th, 2008, 03:34 AM
You don't need either cdrom or floppy when installing over the network. What you need is a PC/Laptop that could do the booting over a network. If it's possible for your device to boot over the network. Just follow the link posted above (It gives you a step-by-step instructions).

cowtippinlinux
May 19th, 2008, 03:37 AM
you think thta i might have to download first ?

iaculallad
May 19th, 2008, 03:56 AM
Yes, you have to download the ISO image first. Do you have a USB port? If so, try installing it using your USB (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick). But still, you need to have a working CD/DVDrom (on another computer maybe) in order for you to create your bootable USB installer from your downloaded ISO file. An easier solution from network booting.

VMC
May 19th, 2008, 05:54 AM
Here's a method without using the network install. It's not for the faint of heart though. It takes some time to figure things out. I used this method installing Slackware. It's called the loopback method.

http://azerthoth.blogspot.com/2008/04/want-to-install-dvd-release-of-linux.html

There's various articles written on this same theme.

hamed_u139
May 19th, 2008, 06:02 AM
i have the same problem,and did this work
but i can not the run
pls help me more