I want to install ubuntu 16.04 on a partition where my xubuntu 16.04 is installed (I followed the installation process with this and I have a /home and / partitions).

Is it safe to install ubuntu 16.04 in the existing xubuntu without losing my data?

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Yes you can install it mount the previous partition on the same location uncheck format option.

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    what will happen to my Xubuntu? Will it be removed?
    – Aaron
    Commented Apr 17, 2018 at 5:53
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    yes, it will get removed and you will lose your installed application and software. Commented Apr 17, 2018 at 7:16

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