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How do you recommend installing Linux on a computer that has no external drive or ability to boot from an external drive?

How do you recommend installing Linux on a computer that has no external drive or ability to boot from an external drive?

I have an old Toshiba Portege 3505 "ultralight" laptop, meaning it doesn't have any kind of disk drive on it at all, that I'd like to completely reformat and install Linux on.

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Guest [Entry]

netboot.me is a tiny bootload that allows booting from USB, CD, floppy, tftp.netboot.me and DHCP with your own tftp server. You can use it to boot installers for BSD (FreeBSD) or Linux distributions (Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu) or to boot Linux live OSes or to start diag or rescue tools. All you need is a network connection.
Guest [Entry]

"Try Wubi from within Windows. Depends on the Windows version, though and won't completely wipe your Windows (although a little work would probably allow you to do that).

Or alternately, pull the drive out and put it in something that can boot from USB."
"Try Wubi from within Windows. Depends on the Windows version, though and won't completely wipe your Windows (although a little work would probably allow you to do that).

Or alternately, pull the drive out and put it in something that can boot from USB."