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    Installing Linux on old laptop

    hi all!

    I have a laptop running windows ME with no cd rom drive, i have windows ME and want to make the laptop easy to sell so i want to put another operating system on it, i am unable to boot from my flash drive for some reason so is there anything i can put on with my circumstances? any help appreciated, thanks!

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    i have only ever installed suse linux - here is some info on what they require
    does the bios have anything that enables boot from flashdrive or usb device?
    hope this helps

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    Linux User Dark_Stang's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Around St. Louis
    Check your bios to see if you can bot from a usb device, as meinit said. If you can't you may have to do a network install. However if you're trying to make it easier to sell, I'd say leaving windows on it and ebaying it would be your best bet.
    Two levels higher than a newb.
    (I can search google)

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