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Installing Ubuntu, on a Windows 8 laptop, without a CD. Can it be done? And what is the normal time for download? [duplicate]

I have a Aspire laptop, Windows 8 pre-installed with 8 GB of ram. I have tried to download via thumb drive but it won't download. So I wanted to know there were any other ways to download it without a ...
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What files get edited when the system time changes?

If the system time is changed on Linux, what files get edited? I know the timezone is kept in etc/timezone but is there anything if the timezone is not changed, but the time is?
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Wubi taking long time to install

decided to try the new Ubuntu with wubi. However I've been installing for 2 hours now and the progress is always around 3hrs 30min... Sometimes it goes to 3hrs 28min, then bounces back to 3hrs 40min. ...
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How to tell when the Operating System was installed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Date Ubuntu was installed? uptime shows how long ago the computer was started, and that is very handy to know, but I want to know how long ago the system was installed. ...