How to install Trisquel 9 without USB drive or DVD?

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Will White
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Beigetreten: 08/20/2018

I have Trisquel 8 and I want to start using Trisquel 9. I have no USB drive or DVD drive. I've downloaded the ISO. What should I do now? I can't see any instructions about this in the ISO or on trisquel.info.

amenex
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Beigetreten: 01/03/2015

Somewhere there ought to be a source from which to download the live trisquel (not the DVD,
but the software from the live installation DVD) but I couldn't find any such reference
with the Forum's search function or with an online search.

Failing that, does your computer have any input/output port, such as a parallel or serial
port ? If so there are inexpensive USB adapters available for purchase, the serial-to-USB
being the easier to find. The working USB port and an inexpensive 8GB flash drive will
work for the rest of the task.

If you have a network port, you can get a network-to-USB adapter (with a female network
cable socket) and a short male-to-male cable to connect the flash drive.

There are excellent instructions in this forum for installing the trisquel installation
software onto the USB-connected flash drive.

Will White
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Beigetreten: 08/20/2018

My computer has USB ports, I just don't want to have to buy a USB drive for this.

Thanks for looking into the live software idea for me. I wonder if there's a way for my computer to "pretend" that the downloaded ISO is a DVD or USB drive?

loldier
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Beigetreten: 02/17/2016
loldier
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Beigetreten: 02/17/2016

I tried this on a Trisquel 8.0 live DVD.

Trisquel Menu --> System --> Administration --> Software Updater

--The updater notifies there's a new release 9.0 available.

In the terminal:

sudo do-release-upgrade

... checks for a new release (if available).

software_updater.png release_upgrade.png
Will White
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Beigetreten: 08/20/2018

My Software Updater used to say there was a 9 update available (I even tried it a while ago but it failed), but now it just says "Failed to download repository information. Check your Internet connection.". In any case, I'd now like to install Trisquel 9 on a new partition (if that's the right term), rather than updating Trisquel 8 in-place, so that I end up with both and can choose which to boot into. Thanks for your suggestions and links... I'm investigating "3. Boot ISO from hard drive" for this purpose.

Magic Banana

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Beigetreten: 07/24/2010

Trisquel 8's support ended in April.