[ubuntu-uk] From WUBI to full install?

Gordon gbplinux at gmail.com
Fri May 22 16:55:41 BST 2009


Kris Douglas wrote:
> 2009/5/22 Gordon <gbplinux at gmail.com>:
>> Is there any point in doing this? I currently have installed 9.04 via
>> WUBI in Vista Home Premium.
>> Would there be any performance advantage (say) in removing Vista
>> completely and re-installing Ubuntu or is it just as good to stay with
>> what I have?
> 
> Hello
> 
> If you really don't want vista, installing fully does run faster. The
> way the filesystem works in WUBI is a bit slow, if i recall..
> 

Thanks - you may well be right - I also have a Tosh Netbook with UNR
9.04 on with the same RAM as my laptop and it /does/ seem a bit quicker.
What I may do is wipe Vista, install Ubuntu and put a spare version of
XP I have in a VM for when I /really/ need some MS application.... :-(




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