How many of you know what Ubuntu is and how to install Ubuntu??
What is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system for personal computers, tablets and smartphones, where Ubuntu Touch edition is used. It also runs network servers.Ubuntu is an open source software operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud and to all your internet connections.
Ubuntu is published by Canonical Ltd, who offer commercial support. It is based on free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntuDevelopment of Ubuntu is led by UK-based Canonical Ltd. , a company of South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.
Ubuntu releases updated versions predictably every six months,and each release receives free support for nine months with security fixes, high-impact bug fixes and conservative, substantially beneficial low-risk bug fixes. The first release was in October 2004.
The latest version of Ubuntu is Ubuntu 17.04.
Now, let’s see how to download Ubuntu. Follow the instructions given below for downloading Ubuntu :
1. Type “download Ubuntu 17.04” into google and hit enter
2.From the results that appear select “ Download Ubuntu Desktop | Download | Ubuntu” .
Then appears the Ubuntu download page showing a download button.
3.Click on the” DOWNLOAD” button below ubunutu17.04 version.
This will lead to another page “Help shape the future of Ubuntu”
Where you have to click on “not now” at the bottom of the page.
4.Finally, a THANK YOU page appears, letting you know your download status.
If it does not get downloaded then do click on “Download Now” given in highlights.
Now let’s see how to install downloaded Ubuntu desktop verison 17.04.
The easiest way to install Ubuntu is by installing it through a Bootable USB Flash Drive and the steps are as below:
1.To run or install Ubuntu from a USB flash drive, the first thing you need to do is insert a USB with at least 2GB of free space into your PC.
2.The most comfortable way to put Ubuntu onto your USB flash drive is by using the Rufus USB installer .
Start RUFUS by downloading it.
Install and open Rufus and select your USB stick in the ‘Device’ dropdown.
Now scroll down and click on the “Rufus 2.15” download option and hit enter.
3.A dialog box appears when you click on Rufus downloaded icon-asking permission for the app to make changes on your device. Click ‘yes’ and continue leading to the following screen.
4.Now select Ubuntu ISO.
Click the CD Rom icon next to the ‘FreeDOS’ dropdown, then find your downloaded Ubuntu ISO and click ‘Open‘ and then ‘Start‘.
5.Click ‘Yes‘ when it asks to download Syslinux software.
6.Click ‘OK‘ to write in ISO Image mode.
7.Confirm that your USB is selected and then ‘OK‘ to continue.
8.When it is finished, just restart your computer and start using Ubuntu, or you can install Ubuntu