Articles Tagged installer

Ubuntu Server

Help Test the New Ubuntu Server Installer

Got much planned this weekend? I only ask because Canonical’s server bods are currently looking for wily folks to help them test an improved version of the new Ubuntu Server installer. Subiquity Ubuntu Server 18.04 debuted […]

19 July 2018
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‘Next Gen’ Ubuntu Installer Outlined by Mark Shuttleworth

Mark Shuttleworth has outlined his plans for a next-generator Ubuntu installer dubbed 'Ubiquity NG'. The tool will leverage modern technologies like Curtin, MAAS, Electron and Snaps.

8 May 2018

A Slick New Set-Up Wizard Is Coming To Ubuntu and Ubuntu Touch

Ubuntu will modernise its out-of-the-box experience (OOBE) to be easier and quicker to complete, look more 'seductive' to new users, and better present the Ubuntu brand through its design

28 September 2015

This Ubuntu Installer Bug Wipes Your Disk Without You Realising

Installing any operating system, Linux or otherwise, is never risk-free. But according to user reports, a long-standing bug in Ubuntu's official installer is making unexpected issues a little too expected.

28 August 2014

Intel Makes It Easier To Install Their Latest Linux Drivers

In March, the Intel Open Source Technology Centre released a graphical installer providing Linux users with a user-friendly way keeping their system up-to-date the latest open source, Intel Linux drivers and components.

6 April 2013

Take A Peek At Oneiric’s Updated Installer Slides

An updated batch of slides for playback during Ubuntu installation have landed in Ubuntu 11.10.

9 September 2011
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Keryx: Offline Package Installation made easy in Ubuntu

In these days of ever-on super-fast omnipresent internet connections the need for offline installation can seem largely irrelevant to many of us. But for users stuck using dial-up, prey to intermittent or flaky connections or […]

23 September 2010
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Portable Linux Apps – Run your favourite apps on any Linux distribution from a USB drive

Ever wanted to run your favourite Linux applications from a USB sticks on ANY major Linux distribution with the need to install anything? Then prepare to say hello to Portable Linux Applications. The Portable Linux […]

14 July 2010
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Easily Create a multiboot usb stick

Ever wanted to try out lots of different LiveCD’s on your thumb drive without the hassle of installing them one at a time? Say hello to MultiBoot LiveUSB which does just that. You just drag […]

13 July 2010
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New .deb Thumbnailer script gives .deb installers application icons (updated)

I love how fast the Open Source community works. I really do. Earlier today I posted an article titled “IF WINE INSTALLERS CAN LOOK FANCY, WHY NOT .DEBS?” which asked the question ‘Why do .debs […]

28 June 2010

If Wine installers can look fancy, why not .debs?

Y’know, now that Windows executables look all fancy with the latest Wine – making use of the inbuilt application icons – I can’t help but think that they make Ubuntu look worse. Why? Here goes… […]

28 June 2010
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Proposed Ubuntu 10.10 installer changes will make installation faster, friendly, intelligent

A new installation and Live CD experience is being mooted for inclusion in Ubuntu 10.10 that aims to address the complexities and inconsistencies currently inherent in the process and thus make the entire process super-quick, […]

13 June 2010