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I have been using Ubuntu for a while now on my netbook, however I have an older HP dv5 laptop that hasn't been used in a couple of years that ...
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- 02-15-2011 #1
Linux install on a laptop with an external monitor
I had thought of removing the HDD from the laptop and putting it into another of my laptops and installing it that way, but the specs are different between the two laptops and I figured that it would not work properly once the HDD was switched back to the older laptop.
Is there any way to use an external monitor to install a newer version of Ubuntu? or perhaps is there another distro that is easily installed using an external monitor?
My plan is to eventually remove the broken screen all together and only have the external monitor connected, the broken screen is a bit unsightly.
- 02-15-2011 #2
^Bump, any help would be greatly appreciated