ubuntu installation

Blindraven blindraven at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 08:32:25 BST 2008

It will comes with everything you need to get started, and is extremely easy
to install.
Regarding Microsoft Word, Excell, PDF documents and the rest - Just get open

You can obtain Open Office here - http://download.openoffice.org/other.html
Download the English .deb

For a simple .pdf viewer I'd go KPDF but it's a matter of preference really.

I used to use http://easyubuntu.freecontrib.org/overview.html to get myself
up and running but there is a  more up to date alternative called Ultimatix
(which I won't link) but a lot of elitists do not like as as it does thing's
in a way contrary to how they think things should be done. Even if it does
not really, except for vastly insignificant minority - do anything but save
you time and ease the transition process.

your call.

Have fun.

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Amos Koh <koh.amos at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi there ,
> I wished to switched from windows XP  to a linux OS.
> After some googleing , people said ubuntu is the most popular.
> the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition OS is just one disc.
> while many others , like Fedora , has 5 to 6 discs.
> my question is does this one single disc contain all the things i need
>  for the installation ?
> i need the normal stuffs like a browser , email , network connection
> read MS Words , Excel , etc  and PDF files.
> thanks
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