I'm trying to install Mint Linux to a USB stick, but the Mint live CD doesn't fit on a normal CD and I don't have any DVDs available. The Ubuntu live CD does fit on a CD, so I want to use the Ubuntu LiveCD to install Mint. Is that possible?
Depending on the target distro you can execute from a different distro one of the setup tools. The most popular tools are:
I would suggest to use a Debian or Ubuntu network installation CD, boot a basic system and then use
After bootstrapping you can even