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Ubiquity
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Ubiquity Installer on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha
Developer(s) Ubuntu Installer Team
Initial release 2006
Stable release 2.0.8 / 2009-10-28; 2 months ago
Written in Python
GUIs: GTK+ and Qt
Operating system Linux
Platform Debian-based distributions
Available in Multilingual
Development status Active
Type Installer
License GPL v2
Website launchpad.net/ubiquity

Ubiquity is a simple Linux installer for Ubuntu and its derivatives. It runs on LiveCD and has a Qt frontend and a GTK+ frontend. Ubiquity was first introduced in Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake).

Contents

Features

  • Internationalization support
  • Automating installations support
  • Customizable for derivatives like Mythbuntu
  • Auto crash detection (Apport) support
  • Graphical timezone selection
  • Import account settings and files from existing Windows, Linux and Mac OS X installations (migration-assistant)
    • User accounts
    • E-mail account
    • Instant messaging accounts
    • Bookmarks
    • User's pictures, wallpapers, documents, music, photos folder (Windows only)

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