The main screen which you should pay attention to is Installation Type. Wubi runs like any other application installer and installs Ubuntu to a file on your Windows partition. When you receive a prompt, click Yes to continue. Now, we need to manually edit the partitions. For example, if you go to Place, you can see the Windows partitions in the list, called System Reserved and 11. This software is what allows you to choose between Ubuntu and Windows when you boot your computer.
As long as you keep these things in mind, your dual-boot experience will be a pleasant one. Default is fine for what we're doing. If there is an easier way then i dont know about it which could very well be the case. After that I will dual-boot Ubuntu 12. There might be hardware issues Linux distributions have good hardware support in general, but there's no such thing as perfect. Indeed, we're up and running. You will be instantly ready for new installations, with partitions waiting for you.
Once you do this, reboot and check that Ubuntu is still working properly. Please go through the following list and see if any of the issues mentioned might be of concern for you. If you have already done some of these steps, just skip to the next one. Let's see what else the installer offers us: The default installation choice is to install Windows and Ubuntu side by side. Ubuntu recommends yet another shrinking of the Windows 7 partition, but it is not necessary. Depending on the chosen sizes and the disk speed, this can take many hours. Recommendation: If you're going to create dual-boot layouts on your machines, then here are some golden rules that should serve you well.
After about 12 hours of fiddling, decided to remove dual boot. We still need three partitions for Linux root, swap, home. Once the space has been resized you will see a new unallocated space on the hard drive. This is what we're going to do. Step 3: Make a partition where Ubuntu will be installed Assuming tat you have a fresh system, the first thing we need to do is to make a partition to install Linux. Windows Partition for Dual Boot Ubuntu 16.
Here's the final setup: Warning The installer will warn you that you're not formatting the root filesystem and that it's going to destroy any existing directories found there. No messing with partitions required. I have got Theme,Logon screen, courser's And a bit more. The default setting is to install the bootloader, so you need not do anything. But i want to change back to windows 7 but when i start my computer it doesnt give me tht option.
It is not Ubuntu's responsibility to be able to uninstall itself or to be able to install Windows for you : Windows installer, as far as I am aware, is perfectly capable of re-partitioning the hard drive and installing Windows. Preliminary reading To be able to fully enjoy this tutorial and follow all its minute details, you must invest some time in reading older material, on which this guide is based. Generally, you should give the rest of the space to the home partition minus a small amount for a swap partition. To make a partition in Windows 8, go to Disk Management tool. This is a good thing, as it lets you make new changes and cancel tasks. There is no grub screen on powering up. If you boot your computer while the disk is inserted, the installer will run.
Let's make some more checks. If everything looks good, go ahead and click Install. Again, it's the same thing from before, only shown in the table form rather than as a graph ribbon. In this case we're going with Linux and Ubuntu. Choose a password and confirm it.
The same holds true for Windows, but Windows usually comes preinstalled and you get a load of drivers when you buy a new computer. Change the 'X' to the letter of your drive. You can install the necessary plugins after the installation is complete by installing the Ubuntu Restricted Extras package and this is my preferred option. It is not necessary to update if you have the latest version. Wish I'd found this days ago. If you want to install Ubuntu as a dual-boot option with Windows, select Install Ubuntu alongside Windows.