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Get Ubuntu

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Use ubuntu.sun.ac.za to access this website
The campus IT department does not officially support Ubuntu
Please refer to the Ubuntu campus community for support
The Ubuntu campus community only supports stable LTS releases

Step 1. Download a free Ubuntu DVD ISO image

64 bit - For newer faster systems
ftp://ftp.sun.ac.za/iso-images/ubuntulinux/16.04/ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso
32 bit - For older slower systems
ftp://ftp.sun.ac.za/iso-images/ubuntulinux/16.04/ubuntu-16.04-desktop-i386.iso

Step 2. Create installation media

Step 2A. Create an install DVD disk
OR
Step 2B. Create an install USB stick

Official Ubuntu Help

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto

ISO Mirror Sites

http://za.releases.ubuntu.com/16.04
ftp://ubuntu.mirror.ac.za

Create USB Boot Disk

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/05/etcher-usb-image-burner-tool-linux-open-source
https://rufus.akeo.ie

Derivatives

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-flavours
http://www.maketecheasier.com/comparing-ubuntu-derivatives