How-to Install Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS on Top of Windows 7 Easy Visual-Guide

February 12th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on a Windows 7 PC




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step and Visually How-to Install Ubuntu Linux 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Alongside Windows 7.

The Guide Shows You All the Steps involved and so also How-to Download, Burn and Boot with the Ubuntu Installation Media.

On a Windows 7 PC before Installing Ubuntu is Necessary to Shrink the Main Ntfs Partition to Free Up Space for Linux.

Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.

GNU/Linux was already established as an enterprise server platform in 2004, but free software was not a part of everyday life for most computer users.
That’s why Mark Shuttleworth gathered a small team of developers from one of the most established Linux projects — Debian — and set out to create an Easy-to-Use Linux Desktop: Ubuntu.

Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 7 - Featured
  1. How-to Download & Burn Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS:

    Preparing Ubuntu Media Guide



  2. How-to Free Up Space for Linux Installation on Disk:

    Easy Shrinking Win 7 Main Volume
  3. Look this Visual Guide to Boot PC with Linux Live CD/DVD:

    Windows 7 CD/DVD Booting Setup
  4. Boot with the Ubuntu Linux Installation Media
  5. Start Installation of Ubuntu
    Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 7 - Start Installation
  6. Prepare Ubuntu Installation

    May Check the Third Party Software Option.

    Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 7 - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  7. Select ‘Something other’

    Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Based on Windows 7 - select something other
  8. Make at Least Root and Swap Partitions
    (Add with the ‘+’ Button on Bottom)
    The Installation target of at least 20Gb and Swap for about 1.5Gb.

    Click on ‘+‘ to Start Adding a New Partition
    Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS on PC with Windows 7 - Adding Neded Partitions
    Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS on PC with Windows 7 - Adding Root Partition
    Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS on PC with Windows 7 - Adding Swap Partition
    Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS on PC with Windows 7 - Install Now
    Then Confirm Installation Clicking on ‘Install Now‘!
  9. Set the Time-Zone
    Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 7 - Set Time-Zone
  10. SetUp a Regular User
    Ubuntu Linux Installation - User SetUp
  11. Installing Ubuntu Trusty
    Ubuntu Linux Trusty Installing
  12. Reboot Into Ubuntu 14.04 Unity Desktop! :)
    Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 7 - Success and RebootUbuntu Linux Trusty Desktop
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