Installing Ubuntu From A Windows System With Wubi
Posted on: 09/13/2007 04:40 PM

Howtoforge published a guide about installing Ubuntu Linux from a Windows system with Wubi

Wubi is an Ubuntu installer for Windows that lets you install and uninstall Ubuntu from a Windows desktop. Wubi adds an entry to the Windows boot menu which allows you to run Linux. Ubuntu is installed within a file in the Windows file system (a loopmounted partition), this file is seen by Ubuntu as a real hard disk. That way the hard drive does not have to be repartitioned before the Ubuntu installation. The resulting Ubuntu installation is a "real" Linux system, not just a virtual machine. Wubi makes it easy for Linux newbies to play around with Ubuntu.

Installing Ubuntu From A Windows System With Wubi


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