Please be gentle--I'm a Linux virgin. :-D
I've wanted to convert to Linux for many years now, because I hate Microsoft with all the passion of a million white-hot suns. When I learned that Microsoft will stop offering support for Windows XP in April, which is the OS my netbook came with, I decided it's a sign that the time has come to make the change.
So... I downloaded Ubuntu Desktop 12.04. I tried to run the wubi .exe file, but I got an error message: Cannot install into C:\ubuntu There is another file or directory with this name. Please remove it before continuing. For more information, please see the log file: c:\docume~1...\wubi-12.04.4-rev280.log
I tried to remove every file with ubuntu or wubi as part of its name, but when I tried again to install I still couldn't get it to work. How do I get the installation to succeed?
(My browser is Google Chrome, if that helps. Also, the netbook doesn't have a CD drive and I don't have a USB stick, so what I really want is to install Ubuntu from website or my netbook's hard drive.)