Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 is the newest version released by Canonical which is code named Raring Ringtail.
This guide will just go through the basic steps of installing Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 from beginning to end.
You can download Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 from Canonical here.
Installing Ubuntu Desktop 13.04
Select what language you would like to install. I am going to use English.
Then click Install Ubuntu.
You can select the check box download updates while installing if you wish but for this I am just going to select continue.
Select your installation type here, I am going to select Erase disk and install Ubuntu.
Type in where you live, usually your city is the best bet as you will get the correct time zone. I will just type in New York.
Select your keyboard layout here. I am going to select English (US).
Here you can type in your name, your computer’s name as well as your username and password.
The installation of the operating system is now taking place. You will eventually come to a screen like this knowing that it is complete.
We are now at your login screen. Type in your username and password you created earlier.
That is it, your Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 installation is now complete!
I have added a gallery below of more in detail steps of the process of installing Ubuntu Desktop 13.04.