The Ubuntu folks have released version 7.10 of the popular Linux distro. This one is nicknamed Gutsy Gibbon. Ubuntu 7.10 adds an enhanced user interface, improved hardware support, multiple monitor support and integrated desktop search.

Installing Ubuntu Linux 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon”

Understandably, many Windows people want to give Ubuntu a try because it is popular and it is the epitome of free software. Installing the operating system is actually fairly straight-forward as far as Linux distros go, however it is good to have some guidance through it. Especially if you are really used to Windows and Linux is just too different.

We have a very popular article here on PC Mechanic, entitled appropriately Installing Ubuntu Linux. It is a 3-page post which will walk you through it, step by step. For those who like to SEE what we’re doing, we have prepared a video of the entire process, using Ubuntu 7.10 as the testbed. So, sit back and watch Rich install Ubuntu Linux 0 in full motion video!