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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—downloading the Ubuntu Desktop Live CD

In the following exercise I'll show you how to download the Ubuntu Linux Desktop Edition from the official Ubuntu website.

  1. Open your web browser, and typehttp://www.ubuntu.com in the address bar. The Ubuntu Home Page will appear. Click on the Ubuntu Desktop Download link to continue:
    Time for action—downloading the Ubuntu Desktop Live CD
  2. The Download Ubuntu page will show up next. Ubuntu's most recent version will be selected by default (Ubuntu Desktop 9.10, at the time of this writing). Select a location near you, and click on the Begin download button to continue.

    Note

    The Ubuntu Download page lets you download the 32-bit version automatically. If ...

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