How to install Ubuntu any version alongside windows without losing data!

How to install Ubuntu any version alongside any windows, like Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 8, etc.

Sometimes, we may want to experience a new OS and Ubuntu is a really great choice for this. Ubuntu is a super light and fast operating system and you don't need to pay for this.
If you wish to use both windows and ubuntu at the same time on the same computer, this article is for you.

Downloading Ubuntu Latest long-term support releases (LTS):

So, we have to download the ubuntu first. Go to www.google.com and search for ubuntu.


Click on the download button and download any LTS version of Ubuntu.

Boot Ubuntu in USB Pendrive:

Then insert USB Pendrive to boot Ubuntu OS. Formate the USB Drive and extract the .iso file into the Pendrive. In the meantime, free and formate one of your drive for Ubuntu. Be sure of backup your data in other drives. Do not formate C Drive or the drive where your windows installed.

Now reboot your computer and go to the boot menu by pressing f2/ f10/ f12/ Del button depending on your computer BIOS boot menu key. Then from the boot menu, select the installation media, in this cause your Pendrive.

Ubuntu Installation Process:

Now you will be taken to these windows where you can either try ubuntu without installing in your computer or install ubuntu on your computer. Select "Install Ubuntu" to install on your computer alongside windows.


After selecting Install Ubuntu, you will see something like this:

Next, you have to select Language, Location, Time zone, and some other settings. In Installation Type settings, select something else and then click Continue.

Installation Drive Selection for Ubuntu:

After clicking on Continue, you have to select the installation drive. And this is the tricky part. You have to be very careful while selecting the drive. You have to remember which drive you have prepared for the Ubuntu installation. And you also have to remember the following chart which gives you a clear idea of which drives name is what in Ubuntu.

C Drive becomes sda1 in Ubuntu. Then D Drive is sda5, E Drive is sda6, F Drive is sda7, and so on. Select your elected drive, in my cause, E drive which is sda6.
After selecting click on the little minus sign shown in the picture:

Memory allocation for the Root directory:

The Drive becomes Free Space. Select Free space and click on the plus(+) sign to create an Ubuntu partition.

Now, we have to select the Root directory Memory size. Follow the picture of the video attached to this article.

Memory allocation for the Swap Memory space:

It may take some time to create the partition for the root directory. After finish, select free space again and click on the plus(+) sign to select Swap Memory space.

Memory allocation for the Home Directory:

By doing the same process and you have to now select the Home directory memory. Follow the screenshot and set the home area memory. Don't change the Size, because we will use the rest of the memory for the Home directory.

Now click on the Install Now button and you have to select Language, Location, Time zone, and some other settings. Finally, set your user details and click on continue. The installation process will begin. Once installation completed, restart your computer. Ubuntu is an open-source Operating system. So change your computer and get a new look. Ubuntu is a popular operating system for cloud computing, with support for OpenStack. Ubuntu is released every six months, with long-term support releases every two years. The current long-term support releases (LTS) is Ubuntu-18.04.2. Ubuntu is different from the windows. So the installation process is also different. In this video, I tried to show the installation process of Ubuntu alongside windows. Which means we will use Ubuntu and windows in one computer at the same time. Just follow the steps.

Here is the video:


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