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Hello,
I WANT TO REMOVE MY WINDOWS XP SP2 AND WANT TO INSTALL LINEX ON MY SYSTEM. HOW CAN I GO THIS?
I GOT THE LINEX WHEN I BOUGHT MY SYSTEM BUT AFTER INSTALLING THE XP I LOST IT. SO PLZ SEND ME YOUR REPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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Dear Sir,

Please note that using Linux is well complicated you will have to learn a lot about linux commands!

To install linux, download a version of ubuntu, which is free

Check it here: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download

You can also install linux inside windows which is more easier, so you won't have to Delete Windows

Download the ubuntu image and burn it to a CD

Then Start your computer using the CD and follow the instructions!

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I am guessing that you are new to linux and might appreciate a few other links

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Links?action=show&redirect=Signpost%2FQuestions#help
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwitchingToUbuntu/FromWindows

When you download Ubuntu from
http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
then make a cd of it by double-clicking on the iso file, this guide might help
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto
i tend to find the cheapest "write once" cds that you can only get in blocks of 10 or more are better for this than more expensive cds and dvds tend to be really rubbish for this. Anyway once you have the cd then boot up from it to the menu with "Try Ubuntu without changes to this machine", if you don't get that menu then this guide might help
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootFromCD
Choosing the "Try Ubuntu ... " option should get you to a working desktop which we call a "LiveCd session", if it works ;) Most versions of linux have this feature although they don't all have such a fancy menu. Ubuntu's LiveCd has firefox on the top taskbar and should have worked out your internet connection so having got a LiveCd session working you should be able to surf around and check that Ubuntu is going to work easily on the machine. Once you've done that then a dual-boot is better than wiping off an existing working OS, even if that is Windows ;)
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot

If you already now have Ubuntu back on your system or better still if you haven't but are using a LiveCd sesion then please go up to the top taskbar and click on

Applications - Accessories - Terminal

and into the terminal/command window/console type in

sudo fdisk -l

note that sudo will ask for your normal user password, not your SuperUser/Root one. Also note the "-l" is a lower-case "-L" and also since you should be wary of strangers advice in forums this guide might help
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal
Note that in linux you can get a quick help cheat-sheet on any command by typing in " -h" or " --help" after the command to check any advice you are given. For example try

sudo -h

fdisk -h

As you will see this "sudo fdisk -l" command will show all the partitions on your hard-drive, even the ones that Windows can't see ;) This could be useful if it shows that your old Ubuntu is still there as people can use that info to help you reinstate the old Ubuntu ;)
http://help.ubuntu.com/...

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)