Wubi

by Agostino Russo

Allows user to install and uninstall Ubuntu from within Microsoft Windows

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Agostino Russo

Antivirus check: passed

Last revision: Last week

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Wubi is a kind of installer of the Ubuntu Linux operating system, as well as Kubutnu and Xubuntu, designed to run in Windows. It can be used to install Ubuntu as a regular application. There is no need to repartition the hard disk - during the installation process on a normal Windows partition a new folder is created where all files are placed.

After installation, an additional entry will appear in the standard boot menu allowing you to choose whether to boot Windows or Ubuntu. With the help of Wubi, almost any Windows user can get a full operating system based on Linux and not be afraid to lose their data or do something wrong at all. Besides, Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as an ordinary Windows program.

A warning.

The Wubi program is essentially a web installer - it does NOT contain an operating system. After it is launched, Ubuntu will be automatically downloaded from the Internet (note - it is about 700 MB of Internet traffic) and installed. Besides, if you already have a disk with the Ubuntu operating system or its image, Wubi will be able to connect it and use it in its work - and, of course, you won't have to download the OS from the network anymore.

Evan
a kind of installer of the Ubuntu Linux operating system, as well as Kubutnu and Xubuntu, designed to run in Windows. It can be used to install Ubuntu as a regular application. There is no need to repartition the hard disk - during the installation process on a normal Windows partition a new folder is created where all files are placed.
Benjamin
Wubi is a Windows-based software that allows a user to have access to installing Ubuntu without partitioning the hard drive. This gives those new to Linux the opportunity to test-drive it via a stand-alone installation, known as an hard disk image, without fear of lost, formatted, or overwritten data. Should the user wish to discontinue use of the Linux system, Wubi also allows for a clean uninstall which does not affect any of the Windows-based programs or protocols.
Ben
wubi is a great web installer. it is modern software designed to improve the way applications run. it seems like a amazing product that will benefit many.
Finlay
Wubi allows you to run ubuntu or linux on your PC, however Wubi differs from most due to the fact it allows you to run them with out the need to partition your harddrive . Now almost anyone and their mum can run linux on their PC without having to be a computer wizard
Jude
Wubi Ubuntu software for Windows is a an easy tool to add a Linux operating system to your computer without erasing Windows
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