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Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 4th Edition by Phil Bull, Rickford Grant

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Chapter 2. WADING AND DIVING

Running and (If You Like) Installing Ubuntu

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As I have already mentioned, one of the great things about Ubuntu is that it comes on a live CD, which means that you can try it before you install it . . . or never install it at all, if that's what you prefer. Better yet is the fact that, unlike earlier editions of Ubuntu, you don't need an additional installation CD if you do choose to install it—the Ubuntu Desktop CD functions as both a live CD and an install CD. And in the good-better-best swing of things, the best point of all is that installation from the live CD is actually much, much easier than any other installation ...

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