"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...'