How to install ubuntu in a partition?

by clyde_reichert , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 2 years ago

How to install ubuntu in a partition?

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2 answers

by gabrielle.kub , a year ago


To install Ubuntu in a partition on your computer, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Ubuntu installation ISO file from the Ubuntu website and burn it to a DVD or create a bootable USB drive.
  2. Restart your computer and boot from the installation media. You may need to enter your computer's BIOS or UEFI settings and change the boot order to boot from the DVD or USB drive.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to begin the installation process. When you reach the "Installation type" screen, choose the "Something else" option.
  4. On the "Partitioning" screen, you will see a list of your current partitions. Select the partition where you want to install Ubuntu, and then click the "Change" button.
  5. In the "Edit partition" dialog, choose the "Use as" dropdown and select "Ext4 journaling file system". Then, in the "Mount point" dropdown, select "/" to set this partition as the root filesystem for Ubuntu.
  6. Click the "OK" button to apply the changes, and then click the "Install Now" button to begin the installation process.
  7. Follow the remaining on-screen instructions to complete the installation. When prompted, reboot your computer and remove the installation media to boot into your new Ubuntu installation.


by brock , 7 months ago


Once you have successfully installed Ubuntu in a partition, you will have the option to choose which operating system to boot into when you start your computer. You can either choose Ubuntu or any other operating system that may be installed on your computer.

It is important to note that when installing Ubuntu in a partition, you should always back up your important data and ensure that you have enough free space on the partition to accommodate the Ubuntu installation.

Additionally, it is recommended to have a basic understanding of partitioning and how it works before attempting to install Ubuntu in a partition.