Can I have a new laptop install a Linux distro from a disk? Tags: Laptops Distribution Linux Last response: January 19, 2014 2:21 PM in Linux/Free BSD Share Legolas8181 January 19, 2014 1:00:03 PM I am getting a laptop and to ensure it runs well for the longest time possible I'd like to put a Linux distro on it but can I even do that if the laptop doesn't come with an OS installed? More about : laptop install linux distro disk Ijack a b D Laptop a b 5 Linux January 19, 2014 1:21:16 PM Yes, no problem. It's slightly easier if you have a DVD drive, but you can use a USB stick. Here, for example, is the documentation for Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/13.10/installation-guide/index.... Legolas8181 January 19, 2014 1:22:31 PM Ijack said:Yes, no problem. It's slightly easier if you have a DVD drive, but you can use a USB stick. Here, for example, is the documentation for Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/13.10/installation-guide/index.... Oh also, can I get Steam/Origin on any Linux OS? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ijack a b D Laptop a b 5 Linux January 19, 2014 2:21:25 PM In theory, but you'll probably find it easiest on Ubuntu. (I hate saying that as Ubuntu isn't my favourite distribution, but that's just a personal thing.) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Installing Ubuntu Linux Distro on Sony Vaio Laptop Forum SolvedBest Linux Distro for Laptop? Forum SolvedBest Linux Distro for My Laptop? Forum Solvedi have a fujitsu v5535, can you please suggest a linux distro that could work on this laptop Forum Best Linux Distro for i7-4700HQ Laptop Forum SolvedInstalling Linux (any distro) on External HDD Forum SolvedHow to wipe hdd of laptop for clean install of new Linux OS? Forum No Linux Distro Will Install - No error, just blank screen Forum I have processor intel core i3 which linux distro can i install Forum Cant get ANY linux distro to install Forum Solvedi have disk of antivirus which i got with my new laptop but i am not aware that how i will install it in my laptop. Forum can we install windows 7 in a new laptop that is pre installed with win8/ubuntu /linux? Forum Need New Linux Distro! Forum SolvedHow to install Linux Ubuntu onto a disk Forum Linux Distro For Laptops Forum How do I install linux on new VAIO laptop with pre-loaded windows 7 Forum SolvedHow to install Windows 8 from Linux on new pc Forum SolvedHow to install Linux for new rig. Forum I am trying to install Linux alongside an XP disk, but the defraggler won't move the $MFT file and so I am unable to fit Ubunt Forum SolvedCan you install Linux on a Windows 8 preloaded laptop? Forum More resources !