Is it possible to download Ubuntu 12.04 to an SD card and then use that to install or to boot directly from it, rather than using a USB stick?
The plan is to install Ubuntu on an old Toshiba Portege M200 laptop, which does not have a CD drive.
The answers in this question: Is there a way to install Ubuntu on usb pendrive as normal instalation (not live cd)? are also applicable to SD Cards. (Tested by me)
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