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Old 04-10-2008, 10:30 AM   #1
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LXer: Use Wubi to install Ubuntu without partitioning


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You can install and run Ubuntu from within Windows without any risk of accidentally deleting your existing programs and files by using Wubi, an unofficial Ubuntu installer for Windows users. Unlike UNetbootin, which installs Linux on a hard disk partition, Wubi works by installing Ubuntu within a file stored on your Windows drive, and adding itself to the Windows boot.ini file to allow you to choose between Windows and Linux at boot time. Wubi is based on Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term Support (LTS), which will be released this April. Both Wubi and Ubuntu 8.04 are available now in stable beta versions.

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Old 04-10-2008, 03:07 PM   #2
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Tried it a while ago (the 7.04 version). OK for those who are nervous about partitioning.
 
  


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