To get started, insert the DVD into your drive and reboot your computer.


The installation process occasionally changes when new releases occur, but the overall idea is consistent. The screenshots you see here are probably accurate, but it is possible you may see a change or two. If you understand what you need to do, any changes should be trivial to you.

The initial screen offers a variety of languages for you to use during installation (see Figure 1.1) and two options. Try Ubuntu boots and runs Ubuntu from the DVD without making any changes to your system so that when you remove the DVD and reboot, everything will be as it was before. Install Ubuntu installs Ubuntu instead of your current operating system or alongside it ...

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