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If it doesn't, download now. Ubuntu Advantage Purchase our desktop support and access Ubuntu experts whenever you need. Learn more Ask Ubuntu Need help? Get help Access documentation If you’re stuck with a problem, take a look at the official documentation developed and maintained by the Ubuntu Documentation Team. Live support chat If you would rather ask questions directly to the Ubuntu community, you can access our Internet relay chat (IRC) channel.

Join the Ubuntu community Whether you're an experienced Linux user or you're just getting started with open-source software, there are lots of ways you can contribute to the Ubuntu project. Installation/FromUSBStick. The general procedure to install Ubuntu from a USB flash drive is: Acquire the correct Ubuntu installation files ('the ISO') Put Ubuntu onto your USB flash drive Configure your computer to boot from USB flash drive and boot from it Try Ubuntu or install it to your hard drive.


Ubuntu can be installed from a USB flash drive. This may be necessary for netbooks and other computers without CD drives and is handy for others because a USB flash drive is so convenient. Also, you can configure Ubuntu on the USB flash drive to save changes you make, unlike a read-only CD-ROM drive. Booting from a USB flash drive created with this utility will behave just as if you had booted from the install CD.

Note: This article uses the term "USB flash drive" instead of: USB stick, USB drive, and thumb drive. To create a USB installation disk, you will need: a 2 GB USB flash device/drive/stick. Notes about speed The most common USB ports and USB flash drives work according to the USB 2 standard. Conclusion Notes Note.


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Ubuntu 12.04 vs. Windows 8: Five points of comparison

Ubuntu 12.04 Unity 2012 has already seen a major update of what's arguably the most important Linux desktop: Ubuntu 12.04 and we're also seeing the most radical update of Windows with Windows 8 Metro coming since Windows 95 replaced Windows 3.1. So, which will end up the better for its change? 1. Desktop interface Ubuntu replaced the popular GNOME 2.x interface with Unity when their developers decided the GNOME 3.x shell wasn't for them. In Unity's desktop geography, your most used applications are kept in the left Unity Launcher bar on the left. Its drawback, for Ubuntu power-users, is that it makes it harder to adjust Ubuntu's settings manually. A first look at Ubuntu 12.04 (Gallery) Windows 8 Metro is, if anything, even more of a departure from its predecessor than Unity. I've been working with Metro for months now. 2. For ages one of the bogus raps against desktop Linux has been that there hasn't been enough applications for it. 3.

Could it happen? Solved Virtual PC and Ubuntu 11.04. Hi Golden, nice to hear you are starting experiments with virtualization First, let me tell you that it's better to forget Microsoft Virtual PC, if your goal is to run a Linux virtual machine.

Solved Virtual PC and Ubuntu 11.04

What fundamentally differs Virtual PC from other virtualization platforms is that whereas other platforms like VMware or VirtualBox can run almost all existing operating systems on a vm, and can be installed on several OS's (Windows, Linus / Unix, Mac OSX), the Microsoft Virtual PC is meant to be installed on Windows 7, to run Windows XP, Vista and / or Windows 7 guest systems. Read more in this post: Windows Virtual PC fail OK, then your guestions. Installing Ubuntu 10.4 LTS on Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7. [Ubuntu 9.10] Unknown monitor, unable change desktop res.