[App_rpt-users] Install onto a netbook via usb stick

Ian Venable ki6ies.tasma at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 21:00:45 EST 2012


I have successfully installed onto both of my Dell Inspiron Netbooks model
1018, 1.66 Ghz processor, 2 GB of ram, and a 250 GB SATA II hard drive
which I changed out for a 16 GB Solid State Hard Drive. Via a $12.00
external USB CD drive. I gave up on the USB stick method. No hang ups to
report, installs went smooth.


Ian
Ki6ies

On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 4:38 AM, Ken <ke2n at cs.com> wrote:

> It could be that the install program does not recognize the Netbook’s
> Ethernet adapter. People in that situation have used a USB Ethernet adapter
> to get started and then, afterwards, you install the driver needed and
> switch back to the built-in NIC.****
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> Ken ****
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> *From:* app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org [mailto:
> app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org] *On Behalf Of *Ian Venable
> *Sent:* Saturday, December 01, 2012 11:37 PM
> *To:* app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
> *Subject:* [App_rpt-users] Install onto a netbook via usb stick****
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> Hello all! Well I am learning linux as we go, and can navigate my way
> around it pretty good now. My question is has anyone installed the acid.iso
> onto a netbook (no cdrom drive) yet? I am trying to install onto a Dell
> Inspiron mini 10, it has a 1.66 Ghz processor, 2 GB of ram, and a 16 GB
> Solid State Hard Drive. I have downloaded and installed the acid.iso file
> from the allstar website. I can get the install menu to come up, but I keep
> getting "error unable to download kickstart file". Anyone else tried doing
> this yet? The labtop is seeing the usb stick as /dev/sdb1, and I can see
> the files on there, just not sure where to point it to, to continue the
> install.****
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> Ian Venable****
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> Ki6ies****
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