8.04 in Windows

John Heinen hensandpat at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 13 23:36:51 UTC 2008

alan c wrote:
> Billie Walsh wrote:
>> On 06/13/2008 Geoffrey Bays wrote:
>>>  Billie:
>>>  Why not just use the new WUBI installer which puts Kubuntu in a
>>>  Windows directory, and can be uninstalled in Windows Software
>>>  install/uninstall just like any other Windows application. Performance
>>>  might be slightly less, but you will have no problems with warranty.
>> Not my first choice but I was thinking along the same lines. That's what 
>> I was wondering if anyone had any experience with it.
> I have used it from Ubuntu, I trust the Kubuntu version works 
> similarly though. I used it as demonstrations. It is certainly easy to 
> install and even easier to un install. If you are nervous about 
> warranty it is good because the delete is clean, and no changes of 
> partitions or boot sector are used. The native windows boot loader is 
> used.
> It is slightly less reliable in the longer term I believe because it 
> is underpinned by the windows file system ntfs, and also by the health 
> of the windows installation. If windows is messed up somehow, then you 
> may also loose the kubuntu data because it resides in a folder in Windows.
Hi, where is the Wubi installer to instal Kubuntu within windows? John A

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