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Old 12-05-2001, 06:47 AM   #1
bjorn
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Question No cdrom drive


Hi,
I don't have a cdrom drive on a pc, could someone tell me how to install linux without a cdrom drive.

Is there a small linux distribution on floppy
 
Old 12-05-2001, 11:56 AM   #2
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Yes, there are small distros, or you can actually install via ftp with a boot disk... most distros now have it so you can boot with a boot disk, and install via ftp/network.. etc.. you could give that a go if you have a fast network, as dialup is slow and would take you awhile.
Check out the distro lists page at www.linux.org , there are some distros that only fit on a floppy disk.
 
Old 12-05-2001, 01:27 PM   #3
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Debian can install from floppy disk, LAN and Internet.
 
  


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