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[Bug 114521] Re: No help or documentation available for Ubuntu installer


Hi Gunnar, below I give my (revised) idea of a "short description". It's
basically links to www.ubuntu.com but www.ubuntu.com doesnt organise the
info in this way (why not?).

[ Start of page ]

The process is typically this:

Check the recommended system requirements:


Download the ISO.

Burn a DVD:


or create a bootable USB stick:


Check your computer is compatible with Ubuntu:


Back up your data.

Install Ubuntu:


[ End of page ]

Strictly speaking info on installing Ubuntu doesn't belong in the
desktop help but in my opinion it's an obvious place to look for it. As
far as I can see there's no exact equivalent to the above text at
www.ubuntu.com (why not?). If there was we could just link to it.

Would something like this be of use to (some) users?

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  No help or documentation available for Ubuntu installer

Status in ubiquity package in Ubuntu:
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Bug description:
  Binary package hint: ubiquity

  In a conversation found at
  "http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,18327525"; -- a critic of
  Ubuntu points out that there is no documentation or help that explains
  the Installer.  Install simply appears on the desktop, along with
  another icon called Examples (which does not seem to provide any).
  Searching the online help system also found no help or information on
  what to expect when installing Ubuntu.

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