These guides are about installing Ubuntu on your computer. For a normal installation, see the basic installation section. If you require a more specific method of installation, due to hardware restrictions or if you wish to tailor the installation to your particular needs, see the advanced installation section.
GettingUbuntu - How to obtain the Install CD
BurningIsoHowto - Once you've obtained the CD image, burn it to CD with this guide
Installation/CDIntegrityCheck - If you've burned the CD image, check to make sure it was successful before installing.
Once you have your installation media you can follow the GraphicalInstall installation guide.
Documentation for the alternative text based installer is split by the system architecture it is being installed to:
Installation/I386 - Guide to the install process on Intel based computers and compatible (Pentium / Duron / Athlon...)
Installation/AMD64 - Guide to the install process on AMD 64-bit computers
Installation/PowerPC - Guide to the install process of Power-PC (Mac) computers
Installation/32bitonAMD64 - Guide to get past boot errors when installing Ubuntu i386 on an AMD 64-bit system
Installation/Sparc - Guide to the install process on UltraSPARC T1 (Niagara) systems (should work for all SPARC)
SmartBootManagerHowto - Installing from PC which will not boot from CD
Installation/FromKnoppix - If the Ubuntu installer lets you down
Installation/OverSSH - Install Ubuntu on a dedicated server over ssh.
Installation/LocalNet - From a Local Server. DHCP TFTP PXE.
Installation/MinimalCD - From a minimal CD that downloads packages during install
Installation/Netboot - Installing over the net, e.g. with no CDROM or non-bootable SCSI CDROM
Installation/FromWindows - Installing Ubuntu from Windows without using floppies, a CD, or any other removeable media
Installation/FromUSBStick - Installing Ubuntu from an USB memory stick
Installation/OnNFSDrive - Installing on a NFS-server and using with diskless clients.
WartyUpgradeNotes - upgrading from pre-Release or Debian Woody to Warty Warthog
BootFromFirewireHardDisk - How to boot linux from a firewire hard disk.
BootFromUSB - How to boot an Ubuntu system on a USB hard disk on computers which cannot boot from USB (using a boot CD)
VirtualMachines - Using Ubuntu with VMware and XEN
WindowsDualBoot - install Ubuntu on the same hard drive as an existing Windows installation
Installation/LowMemorySystems - Install Ubuntu on older computers with low memory
FakeRaidHowto - How to install a Ubuntu system on a bios raid
Installation/LVMOnRaid - Installing onto a Software RAID Array, with all partitions on RAID and LVM (including root and boot)
Installation/WithFloppies - Installing Ubuntu without a CD drive over a network
Installation/FromHardDriveWithFloppies - Installing Ubuntu without a CD drive or network capapbilities from a hard drive
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent - Installing Ubuntu or Kubuntu on a USB pendrive with persistent mode (Link was broken and I couldn't fix it so I put an external link)
InstallCDCustomization - Customize the Ubuntu Alternative Installer/Server installation CD
Partitioning - Safely split your hard drive into smaller parts
LowEndSystemSupport - Making the desktop interface snappier on machines without much memory
MigratingFromWindows - Instructions on how to transfer data from common Windows applications to their Ubuntu equivalents
SwitchingFromWindows - Guidance on switching from Windows to Ubuntu and getting used to the differences