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How to Install Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux is supported on most OnLogic PCs and can be installed using a USB flash drive. We rely on the drivers built into the kernel. Additional driver packages are not needed. Technical support for any Ubuntu related issues should be directed to ubuntuforums.org


  • A 4GB or larger flash drive (USB 3.0 model recommended for speed)
  • A PC running Windows 10


  • Download the Ubuntu ISO image from Ubuntu.com
  • In most cases, you will want the latest LTS version, 20.04 in this example.
  • Older versions can be downloaded from this page. download the file ending in -desktop-amd64.iso

Creating the flash drive

  • Download the ISO file and Rufus tool, linked above
  • Insert your flash drive and run Rufus
  • Click Select and choose the ISO file you just downloaded.
  • Newer systems (2018+): Set the Partition scheme to GPT
  • Older Systems: Set the Partition scheme to MBR
  • Click START
  • Click OK. This will erase your flash drive and turn it into an Ubuntu installer.
  • Wait for Rufus to complete.
  • Safely eject the flash drive and unplug it from the PC.

Installing Ubuntu

  • Connect your newly created flash drive to the OnLogic PC and boot to it.
  • Press F2 or Delete to access the BIOS. Under the Boot tab, make it the first boot device.
  • Exact boot instructions vary by model. If you need assistance, contact support@onlogic.com.
  • When the installer finishes booting, choose “Install Ubuntu”
  • Select your language and click continue
  • Check the box to allow 3rd party software and click continue. This may provide better hardware support.
  • In most cases, you will want to erase the disk.
  • Select Erase disk and Install Now
  • Confirm that your disk will be erased by clicking Continue
  • You will be asked basic configuration questions while Ubuntu installs.
  • Configure username and password.
  • Success!
  • Unplug your flash drive and press enter. The system will reboot into your new Ubuntu installation.
Updated on April 21, 2021

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