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Can Ubuntu be installed on a external (USB) drive and be selected in the boot process. i.e Internal HD is C: Windows XP and the external HD is D: (USB) Ubuntu? Thanks...

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    Can Ubuntu be installed on a external (USB) drive and be selected in the
    boot process.

    i.e Internal HD is C: Windows XP and the external HD is D: (USB) Ubuntu?

    Thanks
    ... -.- Guest

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    On Sat, 03 Jun 2006 15:44:29 +0000, ... -.- wrote:
    > Can Ubuntu be installed on a external (USB) drive and be selected in the
    > boot process.
    >
    > i.e Internal HD is C: Windows XP and the external HD is D: (USB) Ubuntu?
    >
    does your BIOS allow booting from USB ? if so then it should not be a
    problem
    other possibility is to set up /boot partition on internal and all others
    on usb (kernel starts and mounts usb)

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    .... -.- wrote:
    > Can Ubuntu be installed on a external (USB) drive and be selected in
    > the boot process.
    >
    > i.e Internal HD is C: Windows XP and the external HD is D: (USB) Ubuntu?
    [url]http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=80811[/url]

    regards
    Henning


    Henning Pręstegaard Guest

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    Henning Pręstegaard wrote: 
    >
    > http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=80811
    >
    > regards
    > Henning
    >
    >[/ref]
    Thanks to all. Just the info I was looking for.

    Frank
    ... Guest

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