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DesktopLinux: What'll They Think of Next: Winbuntu?

Jan 24, 2007, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"An unofficial Ubuntu project on Jan. 19 announced that it is seeking testers for a new, Windows-based installer for the popular Linux distribution. The idea is to provide a simple-to-use, no-risk way to install Ubuntu in a partition on a Windows machine.

"'The aim of this installer is to provide an easier way for a Windows user to install Ubuntu without having to know how to burn a cd iso, set the bios to boot from cd, repartition the disks, set up a multiboot system, etc.' the team said in the announcement on Ubuntuforums.org. 'It will not replace any of the current Ubuntu installation options, and will not require that Windows is installed prior to the installation of Ubuntu...'

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