Windows 7 formally reached the tip of help on January 14, so customers nonetheless operating this model ought to now be on the lookout for a brand new working system, which will be both Windows or non-Windows.

When it involves the latter, the Linux world has lengthy been beneficial as a potential vacation spot for Windows 7 customers, with many anticipating an inflow of Linux adopters as soon as the 2009 Microsoft working system is retired.

Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu, clearly desires to profit from this potential en-masse migration, so in the previous couple of weeks, the corporate has been publishing a number of articles to elucidate “why it is best to improve Windows 7 to Ubuntu” and to focus on the {hardware} and software program issues when planning to modify to Ubuntu.

How to improve to Ubuntu

This week, Canonical printed a super-detailed tutorial for the migration from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, offering a formidable quantity of knowledge for each little step that somebody who’s been utilizing the 2009 Microsoft working system for the final decade must embrace Linux.

“Installing an working system is just not a straightforward job. For most individuals, that is one thing they are going to by no means have completed. The overwhelming majority of individuals purchase computer systems with the working system already put in, in order that they by no means should manually run by means of the system setup. The course of will be intimidating, however we’ll attempt to make it so simple as potential,” Canonical explains.

The tutorial contains the whole lot from terminology and set up sorts to the precise set up steps that customers should comply with to efficiently deploy Ubuntu.

While this text is particularly aimed toward Windows 7 customers, it’s definitely useful for anybody who makes the primary steps into the world of Linux particularly in the event that they’re now exploring Ubuntu for the primary time.

For what it’s price, latest information reveals that the variety of customers who upgraded from Windows 7 to Linux is extraordinarily restricted, as most individuals select Windows 10 as their subsequent vacation spot after the January 14 EOS.