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I have a MacBook Pro running OSX Mountain Lion presently. I downloaded the Desktop version of Ubuntu (12.04.2) which is a .iso application. I'm not amazing with computers, and am having extreme difficulty figuring out how to install Ubuntu, whether it's dual boot or a full install.

Can someone tell me how exactly I go about doing this?


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Basically you need to burn the .iso to a CD. Is there a reason why you specified "without a CD or USB"? – Alex May 2 '13 at 3:23

You need netboot / PXE boot.

You need to setup a PXE boot server. Refer this link for the same.

Once you have the server, use this link to know how to use it to install ubuntu on your mac. This would require a network connection which will connect these two systems (no internet required).

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