Install Ubuntu on external hard drive

This post will help installing Ubuntu on external hard drive which is almost same as installing Ubuntu on internal hard drive.The very same process can be used to install Ubuntu on pen drive.


1. Connect the external disk or pendrive  to any computer and boot the computer using an Ubuntu 11.04 CD or DVD.

Select install ubuntu.
2.The following window will appear.
Select Something else option.
3.The external disk connected to computer will be denoted by dev/sdb. The “b” shows that it is the external hard disk detected by the system.
 Select the free spaces and Click Add option.
In this option select the mount point /boot and partation size can be anything between 22MB to 258MB.
Now create Virtual partition for