Installing on an external USB hard drive?
My laptop hard drive has failed. I am at school, so would like to install on my external USB drive, but have a couple of questions:
1) Am I able to boot off of an external USB drive?
2) It's not USB 2.0, will it be slow?
3) I have music on my external drive, can I install linux without formatting the entire drive (to save my music)?
4) If the answers to 1, 2, and 3 are hopeful, how do I proceed and make sure I don't destroy my music?