You could also try wubi - this installs ubuntu to a file within the
Windows file system, and also adds an ubuntu menu item to the windows boot
loader. Works surprisingly well if you are stuck with windows on a laptop
and don't want to blow it away or repartition.
On Tue, 1 Dec 2009, Oliver Pfaff wrote:
>> I have a windows laptop that cant be touched. I want to install linux on an
> external HD so I can boot form this.
>> Is there such a thing as a linux distro that I can install straight from
> windows to an external HD?
>> I dont have a blank CD to burn.
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