Installing Ubuntu Or Fedora From A Windows Or Linux System With UNetbootin - Page 2

The Ubuntu installer starts. First, select your language:

Choose your country:

Let the installer detect your keyboard layout (you will be asked to press a few keys, and based on the keys the installer will detect your keyboard layout):

If you want to install a desktop system, you can leave the default hostname unchanged:

Now we must select a mirror from which the installer will download the needed Ubuntu packages. Select a mirror that is close to you:

Afterwards, a few packages are being downloaded:

Now we must partition our hard drive. If you have at least 5GB of free, unused space (i.e., not used by your Windows partition), you can select Guided - use the largest continuous free space, otherwise you must downsize your Windows partition. This can be done by the Ubuntu installer, so select the Guided - resize ... option:

Before the Windows partition can be downsized, we must allow the installer to write the prvious changes to the disk:

Next, specify the new size of your Windows partition:

Afterwards, the Windows partition is being downsized:

The installer will now automatically create a / and a swap partition for Ubuntu on the free space. Answer the question Write changes to disks? with Yes:

The free space is now being partitioned:

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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