This is a complete ubuntu 9.10 installation guide using Live-cd/use stick/grub4dos.

First at all,download ubuntu iso image from

  • Select one in following:
    • Install Ubuntu from live-cd.You need a blank CD,and burn the iso image into this.
    • Install Ubuntu from usb stick. If you don’t have a CD,you can use USB instead and create an bootable live-usb.Read this for detal.
    • Install Ubuntu from Windows XP. If you even don’t have a USB,and you’re operating on Windows.You can read here
  • Now,boot up from the CD/usb/mbr.On the desktop click on Install ubuntu 9.04 icon.
  • Select your language and click the Forward button to continue.
  • Select city and time zone,click the Forward button to continue.In next window choose the keyboard layout and click Forward.
  • Select “specify partitions manually”,and click Forward.
  • Now,right click on free space and create an new partition(size: recommend 20G,use as: ext4 or ext3, mount point: /).And create an swap area(size: recommand 512M-2G,use as: swap).
  • Click Forward to set username,password and until see this window:
  • Now,take a cup of coffee and have a rest. Once the installation has completed, click Restart now.