Can i boot Linux off a CD and use an external hard drive as the default drive?

Answer Yes but you would also need a boot CD every time,The bare computer only has a very basic booting system that can't recognise usb disksEasiest solution is find or buy a second hand hard disk and ins... Read More »

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How to Boot Linux From an External Hard Drive?

Linux distributions generally have a utility which allows you to create a startup disk on a USB drive, such as a USB external hard drive, so you can boot directly from the drive instead of the hard... Read More »

New external hard drive. How do I make the external my default hard drive?

Unfortunately Windows will always see an external drive as a removable drive and won't let you make it your default. However you can do certain things to make more room like move your internet cac... Read More »

How to Boot to an External Hard Drive?

The ability to boot to devices other than the internal hard drive and CD-Rom has not always been a standard feature in computers, due to the way the BIOs system was previously configured. Now nearl... Read More »

How to Mount an External Hard Drive on Linux?

USB hard drives are convenient ways to move data between computers. When you plug a USB hard drive into your Linux computer, unless your operating system is configured to automatically mount the dr... Read More »