[xubuntu-users] Performance Boost?

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 16 15:59:46 UTC 2013

On 16/09/13 16:43, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> A few months ago, a friend wanted to try out Xubuntu. Since they relied
> on Windows and weren't comfortable modifying their partition table, I
> opted to install Xubuntu 12.04 via the Wubi.
> They are not a lot more comfortable with Xubuntu and want to use it
> pretty much full-time with the option of using Windows when they need
> to. They are wanting to 'upgrade' when 13.10 comes out. So I'm wondering
> what the best way to go here is: should I keep their Wubi install and
> just upgrade it to 13.10 or should I create a proper partition and
> install to it?
> What is the performance hit and other drawbacks to a Wubi install vs a
> proper partition?
> Thanks,
> Anthony
I'm pretty sure that Wubi is no longer offered.

I'd personally look at moving to a proper install.

People have successfully migrated a wubi install - maybe look into that 
- https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MigrateWubi


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