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[News] Ubuntu GNU/Linux Installed Just Like Any Windows Application

Ubuntu 8.04’s Wubi makes for universal desktop

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| Ubuntu 8.04, dubbed Hardy Heron, is out this week and Linuxophiles worldwide 
| are excited. It’s not hard to see why, but is this really the much-fabled 
| year of the Linux desktop? Will the Heron match the unmet hype of predecessor 
| Gutsy Gibbon? And let me tell you just how spectacular and cool Wubi is.   


Windows installers for Linux distributions

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| Much talk has been happening about Wubi that is going to be a part of Ubuntu 
| 8.04 - Hardy Heron. Wubi is a utility that allows installation of Ubuntu 
| through Windows! What’s more? You can uninstall it using Add/Remove Programs 
| in the Windows control panel.   


Hard to install Linux???


The joy of using Ubuntu

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| It’s a strange feeling, but I really enjoy booting up and using Ubuntu—as my 
| primary OS at home, like I have felt for no other before. I mean, I am 
| neither a linux kernel diver, nor a developer. I’m just this regular guy—okay 
| I run this website, but that’s it. Nothing fancier than that.   
| I have been using Linux live CDs in the past, but until I took the plunge to 
| install it on my computer’s hard drive, I was really skeptical about 
| everything Ubuntu had to offer. Now, I wish all computers I use were running 
| Ubuntu.   


Installing Ubuntu On Laptops: My Experience

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| How easy is it?
| Well, turns out it is pretty easy. Downloading and creating the Ubuntu Live 
| CD is a breeze following the instructions on the Ubuntu wiki. Of course with 
| a live CD, its then simple to boot your system into Ubuntu to see how it 
| behaves with your hardware and whether it offers all the bells and whistles 
| that you might desire in your new Linux OS. Moving from the Live CD to a full 
| HDD install is still easy, using the same source of instruction, the Ubuntu 
| wiki.      



Installing a modern Linux distribution  

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| A modern Linux install should take no more than forty-five minutes for the 
| initial install and maybe an hours worth of tweaking to get the missing bits 
| running the way the user wants this may take longer with more complected 
| setups like using ATI or NVIDIA cards with Compiz.   


Vista Ultimate vs. Ubuntu 7.04 - Which Install Is Easier?

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| So less than 3 hours into this experiment, I have both Vista and Ubuntu 
| installed and patched. Both systems are stable, more or less, but both 
| systems have quirks. Neither system worked perfectly, but much to my surprise 
| the Ubuntu system worked better, (once I got the keyboard working). More 
| hardware worked without needing to download additional drivers. More over, 
| there is moreover, the desktop that I do have is more functional - 
| applications like GIMP, Open Office, and a slew of multi-media apps are far 
| more useful than Wordpad, Paint and the slew of crap that Vista comes with.       


Linux is not only better than windows, it is also easier to install and

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| This post inspired me to write this comparison, side by side, specially 
| where it says, that windows users says that "Linux is hard to install", so I 
| wanted to test it. 


Linux is Easier to Install than Windows!

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| A brief, but honest description of why Linux is better than Windows!


[Installing Linux from Windows] Wubi Review

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| In conclusion, this tool is certainly one of the easiest ways of letting 
| people try Ubuntu without removing Windows or having to partition their hard 
| drive for a dual-boot.  I have enjoyed this tool, and although it is still in 
| beta, it works very well and is very stable.  So, if you are running a 
| computer with Windows and want to give Ubuntu a try, then this is the 
| solution for you.     


Installing Ubuntu, a world without Windows

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| The "Welcome" page will start. I chose English and then I clicked the forward 
| button. On the Time Zone page, you click a city on the map. I clicked St 
| John's, the city listed for the Newfoundland Time Zone. Click forward again. 
| I picked US English keyboard and clicked forward for the third time.   
| Now, the partition wizard starts up. Choose one of the guided installs. You 
| will usually have more than one choice here and they depend on your 
| particular machine. You may be able to resize your existing partition to only 
| use the available space on it, or you can choose to use the full hard drive 
| for Ubuntu.    


Ubuntu 1, Windows 0

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| I installed Ubuntu on the Toshiba laptop. Ubuntu installed in 15 minutes - 49 
| for Windows XP and 125 for Windows Vista. Ubuntu's desktop came right up. I 
| opened the pre-installed Firefox browser and found I could browse the Web 
| immediately. Ubuntu installed a network adaptor for the Toshiba laptop.   
| I shake my head at this Windows foolishness!


The day of the Linux desktop

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| The idea here is that this is something almost anyone can do, almost anywhere 
| in the world, without any central organization or, indeed, any organization 
| at all. This is not Linux World or Linux Continent or Linux Country or Linux 
| State or even Linux City or Linux Village. And it's not a year, a month, or 
| even a week. It's just one day.    


Installing A New Printer. Windows vs. Linux

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| Windows - 40 Minutes
| [...]
| Linux - 2 Minutes
| While I was waiting for the first round of software to install on Windows, I 
| turned to my laptop running Ubuntu to see if I could get it setup to print as 
| well. I launched the printing configuration tool. Clicked on "New Printer". 
| Typed in the IP address I had assigned to the printer and selected the model 
| number.    


How To Install Gutsy Gibbon - A 21 Step Guide For Technical Support

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| 1. “First, insert the Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 CD into your cup holder.”
| 2. “Press the power button on your computer, and hold it until it shuts off.”
| 3. “Good. Now press the power button again.”
| 4. “We’re going to see some white on black text fly by, please don’t read it 
|     to me.” 
| 5. “Let me know when you’ve got a screen that says Ubuntu in brown and 
|     orange.” 
| 6. “Ok, press the ‘Enter’ key.”


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