Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: Installation

How to Install Ubuntu 12.04 to Dual boot alongside Windows 8, 7 or XP

Step by step guide on how to install Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin to be able to dual boot with Windows 8, 7 or XP. In this tutorial video I talk about which Ubuntu Download to go for (32bit or 64bit), how to create a bootable CD / USB Memory stick, and then I go through in detail all the aspects of the Ubuntu installer.

How to Uninstall Ubuntu from a Dual Boot Windows 7 PC

Tutorial on how to remove Ubuntu and the GRUB Boot menu from a Dual boot Windows 7 PC and return to a Single Operating System without having to reinstall Win7.

How to use the Ubuntu Partitioner during the Ubuntu installation process

In this tutorial we learn how to use the Ubuntu Manual Drive Partitioner provided in the Ubuntu system installer. In this video Quidsup introduces us to drive partitioning and shows us how to delete an old Linux installation and how to resize a Windows partition. He furthermore explains to us what other partitions on the harddrive might be. Quidsup recommends us to use the format Ext4 for any Linux installation and to create a swap partition with at least 1GB size.

How to change to GNOME Classic in Ubuntu 12.04/12.10

By default Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 comes along with the Unity shell interface. Unity is an interface for the GNOME desktop environment developed by Canonical Ltd. for its Ubuntu operating system. Unity debuted in the net-book edition of Ubuntu 10.10. In my experience many users - especially the ones coming from a Windows environment - find it rather difficult to get used to Unity.

How to install Ubuntu on a computer with a "Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot System"

When trying to install Ubuntu on a computer with a Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot System you might encounter some problems. This video shows you which versions of Ubuntu can easily be installed. Furthermore you get some advice how to proceed if you want to install other versions of Ubuntu.

How to run Windows 7 within Ubuntu 12.04 (Virtual Box)

Running Windows in Virtualbox is ideal if you still have to run a few Windows programs you're unable to run in Ubuntu. Running Windows within Ubuntu is obviously quicker than a dual boot system, because you don't have to reboot every time you want to switch from Ubuntu to Windows and backwards.