Full install vs wubi...

Raphael Ong raphaelong1996 at yahoo.com.sg
Mon Jan 11 07:18:16 UTC 2010

Disadvantages of Wubi:
-Slower disk reads
-The filesystem is less reliable than in a real installation,  
especially if you do hard reboots.
-Hibernation  and suspend doesnt work
Advantages of Wubi:
-Dont need to partition
-Saves time
-Usually failsafe!

On 11-Jan-2010, at 1:55 PM, Johnneylee Rollins wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 4:22 PM,  <mdovell at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I use Ubuntu solely on my laptop for which I have no issues with.  
>> However on
>> my desktop I've largely kept windows mostly due to the QQ program  
>> but I
>> think I might try to run that in wine. I've had issues with the  
>> installation
>> because I've burned countless cdroms and most of them had issues in  
>> some
>> way.
>> If I were to buy a linux magazine that has a cd of ubuntu and  
>> install it
>> from that would I have better performance than under wubi?
>> I recently had a problem with a kernel upgrade. It got to a OS  
>> selection
>> screen and selecting ubuntu stated "unknown error" and put me in  
>> the command
>> line. I had to reinstall Ubuntu which wasn't bad...I was just  
>> wondering what
>> would be the advantages of doing a full version rather than wubi.  
>> thanks
> I think you should look into this:
> http://wubi-installer.org/faq.php#requirements
> That might explain it better than anyone else can.
> ~SpaceGhost
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