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Christian Csar 11-23-2007 04:01 AM

Installing Ubuntu from floppy disk?
 
Depending on how much ram you have, and on the speed of the processor,
it may be best to use a lighter windowing environment than gnome or xfce.

Christian
Ashley Benton wrote:
> It seems that you are right I have a quantum pro drive lps and another
> hard drive of 850 mb but it doesn't make the 2 gb require. I will
> buy another hard drive before to try. Thanks again
> Meg
>
> On Nov 22, 2007 9:09 PM, Ashley Benton <meggalen@gmail.com
> <mailto:meggalen@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> I have no idea and don't know where to look. I'll try to find out.
> Thanks for the reminder
> Meg
>
>
> On Nov 22, 2007 9:03 PM, David Vincent < dvincent@sleepdeprived.ca
> <mailto:dvincent@sleepdeprived.ca>> wrote:
>
> Ashley Benton wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a very old computer using windows 3.1 and not really
> working. I
> > wanted to install Ubuntu on it for my son. This computer has
> only a
> > floppy drive and apparently no programs to go on internet. Is it
> > possible to install Ubuntu from floppy disks? How do I create
> the floppy
> > disks? If I try to move a copy of my ubuntu cd inside the
> floppy disk,
> > Ubuntu tells me that there is not enough space. Any advice
> would be
> > welcome.
>
> How big is the hard drive in that machine? Nothing I had back
> in that
> day had anything near the 2+gb required for Ubuntu to be installed.
>
> I've already seen some suggestions about getting USB CDROM
> drives etc.,
> before you go that far do you have the space to install Ubuntu
> on there?
>
> -d
>
>
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