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I would very much like to install Kubuntu Linux on a laptop that already has Windows 7 as it would give me the option to use KolourPaint for editing graphics as I find it much easier to use and as equally powerful as GIMP or PhotoShop, but the last half dozen times I have tried to install it, either I could not get a "stable" Knoppix at all, or it would not allow me to add either KolourPaint or Opera. I specifically want Kubuntu as I have a typing speed of 85+ wpm, so prefer working from a keyboard/with a command line over a "click and point" mouse. Each time I have tried to use WUBI.ext to install Kubuntu, I have gotten Ubuntu which I then was obliged to convert, and again, do could do so as already noted. Can anyone help?

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Http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/install_kubuntu.html

This site will give you a step by step on how to do this... Linux has a built in boot manager

Thius will give you a visual tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p-jzAl6dos

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