Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by 2Turbo, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. 2Turbo macrumors 6502


    Feb 18, 2011
    I want to remove the optibay and need to know if the 2011 mbp is able to:
    • Boot from and use a Ubuntu live USB Flash Drive?
    • Install Windows 7 via USB flash drive?
  2. MacCrackAddict macrumors member

    Mar 31, 2011

    theres already a 'found' solution for this in another thread, here:


    it's extremely detailed about halfway down and has links to several sites with software you need. Unfortunately it is difficult to do as i tried to do the same thing through bootcamp. It will not be recognised simply by burning the disc image to the USB as if it was a DVD. Burning to a DVD WOULD be your best bet, but to answer your question, have a look at the other thread above,

    let me know how it goes :)

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