Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Downloading and Using Linux (Ubuntu 8.10)


Downloading and using Linux has become quite easy nowadays.

Here is a guide for Pakistani users

how to get rid of the Microsoft and its's virus laden windows.Linux is most secure

You can run Linux even from a "Live cd" or a "Live Usb".

You must have broadband connection if you want to download or can buy a Ubuntu Linux "live cd" from your Malha  ki cd shop.

Or most easiest of all, you can request a free cd. Which will take almost 4-6 weeks to deliver.

If you want to download follow these steps.

  1. Go to this link download Ubuntu 
  2. Select Download Ubuntu 8.10
  3. Select the iamge you want to download.Mostly likely PC (Intel x86) desktop CD.(If you click on this link it will start downloading the Desktop Ubuntu Livecd for 32- bit system.)
  4. Once downloaded run Nero or any other cd burning software.Burn an ISO image to a blank cd.
  5. Restart and boot form the Cd.
  6. Ubuntu should Start.
  7. Enjoy your newly found freedom. 

If you have a USB flash of size 2Gb or greater then you should install Ubuntu to it. To install it follow the "Live USB" link.


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