I'm the new to Ubuntu. Recently, I downloaded the ISO image (32-bit). I have a laptop in which Windows 7 is pre-installed and now I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. I have burned a DVD for it but I don't know how to install it.

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    You need to boot off of the DVD, keep in mind there are a TON of good articles on installing ubuntu, and this question gets asked a lot. Be sure to look around google and AskUbuntu before asking duplicate questions :) – Jbuch14 Jul 31 '14 at 12:59
  • See also these DVD burning instructions (of all these resources, that might be what helps you most, I think). Or, for Nero, this forum topic or this blog post. – Eliah Kagan Jul 31 '14 at 19:34

Boot from the DVD and elect to install right away or "try Ubuntu" which gives you a live session that you can also launch the installer from.

During the install, Ubuntu will detect your Windows installation and ask you what you'd like to do about it, with a popular option being to install Ubuntu alongside Windows by having Ubuntu resize your Windows partition to make space for Ubuntu to install to.

  • i tyring this but its not working.actually i dowload the ubuntu 14.04 iso image file,burn to dvd by using nero burner.But this is not work as a bootable dvd. – nagarjuna Jul 31 '14 at 16:20
  • Make sure you are not burning the ISO file itself to the disc. Use Nero's "write ISO image to disc" function. – Jeff Sereno Aug 1 '14 at 14:50

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