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July 18th, 2009, 08:45 PM
hello all,

I need some help with installing ubuntu on a old pc that i have.The problem is the pc doenst have a Cd-rom or floppy drive,is there any way i can install ubuntu on it via pxe-boot rom method?

July 18th, 2009, 09:20 PM
HAve a look at this page (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation), there is a link for local network installation.

The other thing you can do is use the cd-rom drive from your current computer just for the installation.

July 18th, 2009, 09:34 PM
if it has windows you can try WUBI, though I think its more for XP and vista then older versions of windows.

July 18th, 2009, 10:27 PM

i have other system with fedora on it,can i use the cdrom from the fedora machine to install ubuntu on the remote machine over the network using nfs or ftp? I'm not sure if its possible.