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Ubuntu Linux. Yonathan M. Vivas. What is Linux?. Linux is an Operating System just like Windows and Mac Linux was originally developed by Linus Torvalds There are many variants of Linux Ubuntu is one of the most user friendly versions of Linux. How can you get it?. Get the ISO - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Ubuntu LinuxYonathan M. Vivas

What is Linux?Linux is an Operating System just like Windows and Mac

Linux was originally developed by Linus Torvalds There are many variants of LinuxUbuntu is one of the most user friendly versions of Linux

How can you get it?Get the ISOhttp://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu

You have several optionsTry it without making any changesInstall it as a Windows programThis has lower disk efficiencyInstall it all the way! Dual or multi-boot

How to prepare your PC for it?Partition your diskDefragment it first

You can use Windows free partition tool Control Panel\Administrative Tools\Computer Management\Disk ManagementRight click your main HD and shrink volume

Get EasyBCDhttp://neosmart.net/EasyBCD/Back up your BCD

How to install it?For a quick install: Follow the tutorial on Ubuntus sitehttp://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-desktop-latestFor advanced install:http://news.softpedia.com/news/Installing-Ubuntu-12-04-LTS-266201.shtml Follow the something else instructions

In both cases:Make sure you install Ubuntus Boot loader (GRUB) in the same partition where you install Ubuntu (this will make it a lot easier to uninstall if you need to)

Go Back to EasyBCD in Windows and Add and Entry for Ubuntuhttp://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Ubuntu

Some Great Things About ItFree and includes great free softwareGparted, Gimp

Fast and easy to usehttp://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/features

Secure and compatible with many Windows programshttp://www.winehq.org/

Different Desktop EnvironmentsUnityMac-lookingCool search features

GnomeLive TilesNo Sidebar!

LXDE Super Lightweight And many morehttp://askubuntu.com/questions/65083/what-different-desktop-environments-and-shells-are-available

VirtualizingNo time for dual-booting?Virtualize!

VirtualboxLook for it on the Ubuntu Software Center or get it from their sitehttps://www.virtualbox.org/