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Wubi uses a virtual disk (c:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk), so it's not actually installed on NTFS in the original sense. The Wikipedia article on Wubi explains pretty well how it works. To answer your question, let me quote a few lines from the History section: A number of Linux distributions, including Red Hat Linux and Slackware's ZipSlack, provided a ...


Due to your system specs you listed: Pentium 4, 2.79 GHz, 1 GB RAM, I would highly recommend you install either Lubuntu (a personal favourite of mine) or Xubuntu instead of standard Ubuntu. Both variants are lighter on system resources than standard and thus should run better on your hardware.


I did a quick look in the manual for the laptop and F12 (confirmed to be working) should have been the right key according to instructions for booting from external media. You should probably check the manual yourself. UEFI firmware update There is the possibility that the UEFI firmware of the laptop does something else than what is expected according to ...


That looks like GNOME Classic. You should choose GNOME when selecting the session at login: (screenshot from the tutorial) If you still get GNOME Classic, you can force GNOME Shell by running these commands in a terminal: gnome-shell --replace & disown This will replace the current WM, send GNOME Shell to the background and detach it from the ...

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