Chapter 2 Running and Installing the Ubuntu Live DVD

Included with this book is a full-featured Ubuntu Linux distribution that runs entirely from the DVD-ROM drive. That’s right. You can run Linux on your system without having to change your system or uninstall Windows. Then, when you are ready to make the jump official, the live DVD comes with a friendly installer that makes the process virtually painless.

imageNote   Because it is running from the DVD drive, Ubuntu Linux live DVD runs slower than if you actually install Linux and run it from the hard disk. Keep in mind that the performance you experience from the DVD is not indicative of the performance ...

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