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 Whatever you do next, first of all you will need to get the Xubuntu development version. This is available as an ISO image file, and the latest ('​daily'​) version can //always// be found [[http://​cdimage.ubuntu.com/​xubuntu/​daily-live/​current/​ |here]]. Whatever you do next, first of all you will need to get the Xubuntu development version. This is available as an ISO image file, and the latest ('​daily'​) version can //always// be found [[http://​cdimage.ubuntu.com/​xubuntu/​daily-live/​current/​ |here]].
  
-There are then four main options for installing the OS, depending on what you have available. Two extra virtual machine options are discussed on [[https://​wiki.xubuntu.org/​qa/​testing_virtual |this page]].+There are then four main options for installing the OS, depending on what you have available.
  
   - You have a computer that you don’t depend on for work, school, or everyday life - **Install Xubuntu as the main Operating System**   - You have a computer that you don’t depend on for work, school, or everyday life - **Install Xubuntu as the main Operating System**
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   * Setting up dual boot can be as simple as choosing the '​Install Alongside''​ option during the installation where that option exists on the installer.   * Setting up dual boot can be as simple as choosing the '​Install Alongside''​ option during the installation where that option exists on the installer.
-  * If however, the Install Alongside isn't available you need to manually create a partition by resizing an existing one and then installing. We have a section on the [yet to be named wiki page for sundries and notes|page] that works through this issue.+  * If however, the Install Alongside isn't available you need to manually create a partition by resizing an existing one and then installing. We have a section on the [[https://wiki.xubuntu.org/​qa/​fine_tuning|fine tuning ​page]] that works through this issue.
  
 It’s quite common nowadays for computers to have more than one operating system (Windows, Xubuntu, BSD to name a few) on its hard disk. In that case an extra menu (GRUB) will show up at each boot. Every time you start up your computer GRUB lets you choose which operating system you want to use for that session. It’s quite common nowadays for computers to have more than one operating system (Windows, Xubuntu, BSD to name a few) on its hard disk. In that case an extra menu (GRUB) will show up at each boot. Every time you start up your computer GRUB lets you choose which operating system you want to use for that session.
  
-Then the operating system you chose will simply start up and be no different from what you are used to - there is no interference between the operating systems. It's like having two or more computers in one.+Then the operating system you choose ​will simply start up and be no different from what you are used to - there is no interference between the operating systems. It's like having two or more computers in one.
  
 Once you've got Xubuntu running, you are ready to move on to Step 2 and start [[https://​wiki.xubuntu.org/​qa/​testing|testing]]. ​ Once you've got Xubuntu running, you are ready to move on to Step 2 and start [[https://​wiki.xubuntu.org/​qa/​testing|testing]]. ​
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 Some simple ways to set up a VM are to use [[https://​help.gnome.org/​users/​gnome-boxes/​stable/​|Boxes]],​ VirtualBox, VMWare or [[https://​help.ubuntu.com/​community/​KVM|KVM]]. ​ Some simple ways to set up a VM are to use [[https://​help.gnome.org/​users/​gnome-boxes/​stable/​|Boxes]],​ VirtualBox, VMWare or [[https://​help.ubuntu.com/​community/​KVM|KVM]]. ​
-Xubuntu testers have some experience with using these for testing and can help you. Midlle-click [[http://​webchat.freenode.net/?​channels=xubuntu-devel&​nick=tracker.&​prompt=1&​uio=MTE9MjE131|here]] if you want to talk to people in the Xubuntu Development Channel now in a new window. ​+Xubuntu testers have some experience with using these for testing and can help you. Middle-click [[http://​webchat.freenode.net/?​channels=xubuntu-devel&​nick=tracker.&​prompt=1&​uio=MTE9MjE131|here]] if you want to talk to people in the Xubuntu Development Channel now in a new window. ​
 There people are often available in real time. There people are often available in real time.