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ubuntu 7.10 + wubi = ???

by i-2alive / October 18, 2007 5:37 AM PDT

ok i just downloaded the new ubuntu 7.10. I want to install it hassel free, so i immediately thought of wubi. But before i try that it i need to know, will wubi install ubuntu successfully or is it only campatible with older versions( ie will it cause an installer error etc). I ask this becuase i have no experience about this, i installed unbuntu once on an old pc and it was a pain in the butt, so wubi would help make the time difference(or not, not sure). Bottom line, is wubi compatable with linux?

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Is WUBI compatible with all linux distros?
by ahtoi / October 19, 2007 2:38 AM PDT

If it is compatible, I have not seen it.

As for Ubuntu 7.10, why not give it a try, and you can be the first to tell us about it. Have fun!

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by shivscape / October 19, 2007 3:15 AM PDT

apparently it has nice visual effects

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i quickly tried it
by i-2alive / October 19, 2007 9:12 AM PDT
In reply to: visual

i tried it and it went to download ubuntu 7.04 instead of using 7.10, so its not compatible, i guess i either istall it my self or wait for a new wubi.

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Very Easy
by raa / October 27, 2007 9:02 AM PDT
In reply to: i quickly tried it

Ubuntu 7.10 is easier to install than Windows - fewer questions during install.

Place the CD/DVD in the drive and boot up. 7.10 is both a live CD and installation CD.

Once the Live CD boots up, just click Install on the desktop.
Answers a few questions, and off you go to install.

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i-2alive isn't just talking about ubuntu...
by ahtoi / October 27, 2007 3:14 PM PDT
In reply to: Very Easy

he/she is referring specifically to WUBI ubuntu.

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by i-2alive / October 28, 2007 8:14 AM PDT

that is exactly what HE, i mean I am asking about. but that info helped too.

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I have just noticed wubi-ubuntu 7.10 is only for vista, so..
by ahtoi / October 28, 2007 12:54 PM PDT
In reply to: exactly

that will ruled me out, hehe.

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