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    how to install suse linux on a netbook without a dvd-drive

    how to install suse linux on a netbook without a dvd-drive.

    i think about buying a new notebook

    there are several ones that come up to mind.

    question should i buy one without a dvd-drive?

    there are many many out there - eg the ACER Aspire V3-371-36MA

    but many of them do not have a dvd.

    question: how can i install suse linux on this notebook

    and how should / could i do an update.

    well - do you reccomend to buy a notebook with

    a. a dvd drive - is this mandantory
    b. a notebook with more than 4 gb ram!?

    love to hear from you
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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    You can create a Unetbootin Live USB drive on another computer (can be done from a WIndows, OSX, or Linux system), and boot from that. It will let you try out the OS, and then install it to the computer.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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