1. Using a CD?
It’s easy to install Ubuntu from a CD. Here’s what you need to do:
* Put the Ubuntu CD into the CD/DVD-drive.
* Restart your computer. Youshould see a welcome screen prompting you to choose your language and giving you the option to install Ubuntu or try it from the CD.
* If you don't get this menu, read the booting from the CDguide for more information.
* Using a USB drive?
* Most newer computers can boot from USB. You should see a welcome screen prompting you to choose your language and giving you the option toinstall Ubuntu or try it from the CD.
* If your computer doesn’t automatically do so, you might need to press the F12 key to bring up the boot menu, but be careful not to hold it down - that can causean error message.
2. Prepare to install Ubuntu
* We recommend you plug your computer into a power source
* You should also make sure you have enough space on your computer to installUbuntu
* We advise you to select Download updates while installing and Install this third-party software now
* You should also stay connected to the internet so you can get the latest updateswhile you install Ubuntu
* If you're not connected to the internet, we'll help you set up wireless at the next step
3. Set up wireless
If you are not connected to the internet, you will beasked to select a wireless network, if available. We advise you to connect during the installation so we can ensure your machine is up to date. So, if you set up your wireless network at this point,it’s worth then clicking the Back button to go back to the last screen (Preparing to install Ubuntu) and ticking the box marked ‘Download updates while installing’.
4. Allocate drive spaceUse the checkboxes to choose whether you'd like to Install Ubuntu alongside another operating system, delete your existing operating system and replace it with Ubuntu, or – if you're an advanced user...