Installing Ubuntu on external hard disk
How can I mount ubuntu to my external hdd. I don't want to mess with my computer's hard drive. I am taking a class for Linux and I hate dual boot.
If you mean install Ubuntu on an external hard-drive then it's easy! Just connect the hard drive and boot your laptop into the live cd, choose 'Someting Else' when prompted during the installation process. This will show available drives/partitions. Select you external hard-drive and create the required partitions. You'll need:
Also make sure you select the external hard drive from the drop-down menu for the installation of the Bootloader.