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Old 01-07-2013, 02:59 PM   #1
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Can I install linux from Windows xp, using IE


I have a running Windows xp session and want to install Ubuntu 12.04 using I.E.
Can I do this through I.E., directly on-line, using the resource on this site?
Matthew
 
Old 01-07-2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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Here are easy instructions to install Ubuntu "inside of" your current Windows without any partitioning or permanent changes:

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/virtualbox

Internet Explorer is not the "right tool for the job" in my opinion/experience.
 
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:30 PM   #3
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No. You can download the installation ISO file(s), but installing an OS is a lot more than what a web browser can manage.

--- rod.
 
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:20 PM   #4
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Thanks everybody. I sort of guessed that but wanted a lazy way out.
I've got two computers and I'm tinkering around with the one less used.
Matthew
 
Old 01-07-2013, 04:24 PM   #5
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depending on your machine (processor speed/ram) if you want to just 'play with' linux, you could try downloading Virtual Box and installing linux in a virtual machine
 
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