Originally Posted by bdavide
Thanks for the info.
I am downloading the Desktop Version.
Once downloaded and burned on CD, I will need to install it on a external harddrive. How do I choose the disk to use? Does the installation software specify where to install it?
Just so you know, this is a problematic way to install Linux... Good luck w/ it. It works sometimes, doesn't work a lot of times, and is almost always a pain. You either get Grub errors which are a pain to fix, even w/ SGD, or once installed and running, its slow as molasses. I'm guessing the USB speed must be the bottleneck when it works. Use the external to back up your main drive, partition the drive, and install the way it's supposed to be installed. Also, installing this way, almost always requires the Alt. install CD, I've yet to see or get the Live CD to work on an external drive install.