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Way to install Live CD only distro to HDD?

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Ben Clarke, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. Ben Clarke

    Ben Clarke

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    Like the question says, is there a way to force a Live CD only distro to install on the harddrive? I have a Linux distro I want to install on my laptop, but want to be able to play CD's etc...

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    what live cd is it? some have the option to install to the hdd, otherwise youll have to download a full install and install onto a seperate hdd, partition.
     
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    most likely as the post above me said, there is normal a icon for install. Other way, you can mount the whole ISO from the disk, setup your boot loader to where its mounted in a directory.
     
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    Fedora 9 has an install to HDD when booted.. I think I had the Live KDE dvd.
     
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    Alot of distros do not have an auto install for the live cd's, which its a pain to get it to work sometimes
     
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    Is it Knoopix?
    Knoopix does have a installation option but it never worked for me. Havent tried it recently though,
     
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    DSL is based off of the knoppix kernel, but has the installer on it
     
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    I couldnt get DSL installed on HDD too. By knowing which distro it is and why is it that he exactly need it I might be able to point at another distro.
     

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