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Old 11-29-2009, 02:49 AM   #1
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Question how to boot to a Linux iso file image when installed onto a USB external hard drive ?


With near the same principle of a Linux live CD or a boot capable Linux USB flash drive install, how can you boot to a Linux iso file image when installed onto a USB external hard drive partition, (fat32 or ext2)? I do know a Linux install can be done to a USB connected external drive, but is there a process to create a boot capable Linux without installing it? And would it save your setting changes like some USB flash sticks do ?
 
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There's a guide at this stage on each distro's site. Follow one of them.
 
Old 11-30-2009, 01:26 AM   #3
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I did search and found this site; http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ , so it can be done to either a USB flash drive, or onto a USB hard drive. This is called the; Universal Netboot Installer. So that is what I was trying to do, thanks. http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/unetbootin/wiki
 
  


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