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I have Meego installed on my newly bought Netbook. I want to change to Ubuntu. I have no files that I want to save or anything and I am completely new to Linux.

Can someone give me a simple step by step guide?

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All you need to do is install Ubuntu over it. Follow the instructions at and when you get to step 8, you can choose to use all space for Ubuntu.

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Thank you very much,I will try it :) – james Jun 9 '12 at 19:18
@james If it does not work(boot issue), just search with your error message on this site or add a new question. EDIT: If you have a CD already, skip to step 5 in the guide and boot to the CD. If you need help, don't be afraid to comment. – hexafraction Jun 9 '12 at 19:18
Remember that if you tell the Ubuntu installer to use all space on the disk for Ubuntu, it will overwrite the existing system and all files in it. So if you've put any documents (or other important files) in your Meego system, make sure to offload them elsewhere (as the copies in the Meego system will be destroyed). – Eliah Kagan Jun 9 '12 at 19:32
Your guide worked perfectly ObsessiveFOSS ,thank you very much :) – james Jun 10 '12 at 12:06
@EliahKagan Thanks for adding the warning, I totally forgot to warn the OP. – hexafraction Jun 10 '12 at 16:47

you install ubuntu over meego and the system will change and the first thing you will have to do is offload all the stuffs you want on a hardrive and there you have it ubuntu installed on your netbook.

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