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wiki:install_without_a_cd_or_dvd_drive [2011/08/12 19:56]
Guy [Option 3: Isohybrid]
wiki:install_without_a_cd_or_dvd_drive [2011/08/13 00:07] (current)
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-==== Reinstall ==== 
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-This method is not ideal. The other methods have advantages. For example, UNetbootin installs to a FAT32 filesystem, whereas Tinycore should ideally be installed to a Linux filesystem. Also if you install Tinycore to a USB drive using the Tinycore installer, the USB drive is identified using UUID, whereas it is not when using UNetbootin. 
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-An ideal approach for those who don't have a CD or DVD drive, is to install Tinycore to a USB drive using UNetbootin. Then use this to reinstall Tinycore using one of these methods 
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-  * [[install_hd|Install Tinycore on a Hard Drive]] 
-  * [[install_usb|Install Tinycore on a USB Drive]] 
  
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 Note: If you use this method, and later want to use the drive for something else, you may need to repartition the drive. This can be done with GParted, which can be installed in Tinycore, or run from [[Parted Magic]]. You may need to delete the existing partition and create a new one. Note: If you use this method, and later want to use the drive for something else, you may need to repartition the drive. This can be done with GParted, which can be installed in Tinycore, or run from [[Parted Magic]]. You may need to delete the existing partition and create a new one.
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 +==== Reinstall ====
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 +Depending on which method you use, and exactly how you install it, you may want to reinstall it using one of the installers.
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 +For example, if you use UNetbootin, it installs to a FAT32 filesystem, whereas Tinycore should ideally be installed to a Linux filesystem. Also if you install Tinycore to a USB drive using the Tinycore installer, the USB drive is identified using UUID, whereas it is not when using UNetbootin.
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 +You can reinstall Tinycore using one of these methods
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 +  * [[install_hd|Install Tinycore on a Hard Drive]]
 +  * [[install_usb|Install Tinycore on a USB Drive]]
  
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