Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Can I make a external hard drive bootable with ubuntu 13.04? The same way you would with a usb stick. I currently dont have my large memory stick big enough so can I install ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop by using an external hard drive to boot it from the install it the same way you would using a bootable usb stcik??

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

You can , you have to make sure your external hard drive does not contain anything else other than the ISO image. If you know the process which you need to take for a flash disk, then you simply follow the same procedure i.e instruct your computer to boot from external sources. I would always recommend use of a CD.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.