This is an portable version of Ubuntu 8.10 wich runs directly under windows without any installation. This version is based on the Qemu emluator.
Just extract the archive and run "Ubuntu.bat" to start the virtual machine.
Ubuntu Portable is very usefull for peaople who have to use Windows on their workplace. So you can run Ubuntu in a window directly under windows.
This virtual machine doesnt require any installation, so you can run it without any change on the guest operating system.
If you want you can install additional anonymization Software to Ubuntu portable, so you can use this virtual machine to surf the internet anonymously without leaving any traces on the quest operating System.
If you use Ubuntu Portable on a USB drive, there MUST be enough free space on the Disk. Since the virtual filesystem might expand to up to 10GB (Only if you install new software or Download big files to your Ubuntu portable). So check back every few days if enough space is availible.
Root password and username are: "ubuntu"
to become root just type in "sudo su" and then the password.
As default qemu will use 512 MB memory for the virtual machine, if you want to change the RAM wich is used by the virtual machine just open the Ubuntu.bat with an texteditor and change
the section "-m 512" you can add any other value instead of "512"