Re: HOW TO Avoid Wubi & Install Ubuntu on USB Drive
Originally Posted by davidc60
Thanks for your nice word and for your post.
Yes, you can and it's really great idea to do that.
I haven't tested Fedora 16 yet and not sure what they have done with the option whether to install or not to install the bootloader? Fedora, unlike Ubuntu and its variant, gives you an option to install its bootloader to the MBR or NOT to install it at all. With Ubuntu and its variant, if you won't install the bootloader to the MBR then you must install the bootloader to the same partition where you have installed your system on.
Fedora 16 now uses GRUB2 (finally) and I need to test that.
Anyway, whether Fedora still have the same previous options, just make sure not to install its bootloader to the MBR of your USB.
After Fedora's installation is done, reboot, login to Ubuntu and run "sudo update-grub" and that should do the job.
Sadly, I don't have large size USB Drive to test that. Theoretically, that should work.
Please let me know if you need more assistance
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