How to install from existing linux without root privilege?

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – If you've installed to a usb and chrooted, you don't need to specify the usb as the target of pacman commands - the chroot does that, so you'd just run 'pacman -S whatever'.This may be the closest thing to what you are looking for.  The only hangup may come from runnning a different kernel than what is installed on the chroot system. Trilby https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=54694 2013-01-03T10:47:13Z (HowTos)