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brianhillman
January 13th, 2011, 11:40 PM
I have a toshiba portege m200 without a cd drive or usb boot ( its a pain :( ) and was wondering if its possible to use my desktop to install ubuntu ( i can connect the laptops hard drive via usb)

taseedorf
January 13th, 2011, 11:45 PM
take the hard drive out and install it using a different computer, may not work quite right tho... or buy a usb cd rom

brianhillman
January 14th, 2011, 12:46 AM
when i did that it went to install then installed the settings/drivers for my desktop and wouldnt book when placed in the laptop.

sisco311
January 14th, 2011, 01:08 AM
Check out:
community/Installation#Installation without a CD

EDIT:

I would go with something like this:
community/Installation/NetbootInstallFromInternet