0

I have a persistent LUKS-encrypted Xubuntu installation on a bootable USB-Stick.
I can start the system on a laptop that I want to install Xubuntu on. I can use the System, but I do not have a clue how to install it to HDD.
I do not care if I do a fresh install or somehow get the running system from USB to HDD.
I only have this laptop, this one usb stick I do not want to overwrite and no further sticks or boot media.
I wish there was a "install now" shortcut like on a live system..
Any ideas? :)

  • You can try the Grub-n-ISO alias ISO-boot method according to this link. It should work at least if you have grub 2.02 (but there may be problems with grub 2.0.4 to boot into an iso file). There may be a problem because of the encryption if the /boot partition is too small for the iso file. – sudodus Dec 25 '19 at 18:19
  • An installed system does NOT contain the installer application. Either look up how to use debootstrap or buy/borrow another USB stick – user535733 Dec 25 '19 at 20:15

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.