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How to install Puppy in my Thinkpad?
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yak50

Joined: 12 Apr 2010
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PostPosted: Mon 12 Apr 2010, 15:15    Post subject:  How to install Puppy in my Thinkpad?
Subject description: CD drive broken
 

Great forum you all have here, have done some reading, you have peak my interest, I bought a lenovo think pad , back 2008, I order with susie Linux, the business os, I have intel core tm2, 2.20 ghz, and 2048 MB ram, and do not really need all the business functions that are loaded, was thinking of deleting the susie, and installing the puppy, would that make sense? not sure what kinda of graphic card I have or other stuff, I am not to puter smart, and like simple, I am x-window user, and would be new to the command like etc.... and I bent my cd drive by accident but have a couple of usb ports, any thoughts from you guys ? thanks yak!
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cthisbear

Joined: 29 Jan 2006
Posts: 3431
Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Mon 12 Apr 2010, 20:28    Post subject:  

Leave SUSE on for now ...
Test Puppy and make sure that you are happy.

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Use external dvd

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Puppy on USB works.
My posts...some will overlap.

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies.cfm?t=900931&p=4

Is for hard drive but similar scenario.
Sneeky has videos on the Youtube links

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http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=53915&start=15

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=48350

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=38704

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies-archive.cfm/1160248.html

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=39259

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Chris.
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yak50

Joined: 12 Apr 2010
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PostPosted: Tue 13 Apr 2010, 10:53    Post subject:  

Chris thank you for taking the time to post, will give it a shot, I may have to get my cd drive repaired first, or buy a stick and try that !
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lemmy999

Joined: 12 Jan 2008
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PostPosted: Tue 13 Apr 2010, 17:22    Post subject:  

@Yak50

USB sticks are pennies. If the lappy will boot from a USB stick then you're laughing. Try any of the puplets as well.
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mikeslr


Joined: 16 Jun 2008
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Location: Union New Jersey USA

PostPosted: Wed 14 Apr 2010, 10:28    Post subject: USB Puppy Install from Suse -- No CD  

Hi yak50,

Following up on lemmy999's suggestion, you can download unetbootin for suse form here http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/. Then just download the iso of your choice of puppy/puplet and use unetbootin to install to a USB.

mikesLr
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