Friday, January 7, 2011

Ubuntu 10.10 Installation

Clone of Windows 7-2011-01-01-19-14-04
In this tutorial you will learn how to do an installation of the Free Linux based Operating System called Ubuntu.
The installation will be done in a computer which does not have a previously installed operating system.


You can download the Ubuntu O/S from the following website www.ubuntu.com. Depending on your system download the 32Bit  or 64Bit version then burn it into a CD or DVD. You also have the option of requesting a FREE copy of the CD or DVD by mail by registering to their site. It will take from six to ten weeks to deliver.


Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-32-51 Boot up from CD or DVD media.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-33-07 The setup will start.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-34-16 Select the language and click Install Ubuntu.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-34-49 Check Download updates while installing. Click Forward to continue. 
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-35-05 Here is where you tell the Installation how much of your hard drive to use for the new operating system. In this tutorial we will select “Erase and use the entire disk”. Click Forward to continue.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-35-28 Here it will tell you how much hard drive space will be used for the installation. Click Install Now to continue.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-36-21 Select your Time Zone and click Forward to continue.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-37-12 Now select your keyboard layout. Click Forward to continue.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-40-01 Here you will set up your credentials and name your computer. Make sure you use a password that you can remember. You will be needing this password to log on to the system, make changes, updates and to do new program installations. Click Forward to continue.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-40-39 At this point of the installation all the required updates will be downloaded if the system is connected to the Internet.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-44-49 After the installation is complete, you will be prompted to restart your computer.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-45-14 Make sure you remove the installation CD or DVD from the CD or DVD drive.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-46-51 The system restarts.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-47-39 This is your logon screen.
The password is the one you entered during the installation.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-48-28 This is how your new Ubuntu desktop will look.
Ubuntu-2011-01-07-13-49-17 To learn more about Ubuntu here are some link:

Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop.
Ubuntu 10.10 Docs.
Free Software

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