In this tutorial you will learn how to install the Linux based Operating System called Linux Mint 10 (Julia). The installation will be done in a computer which does not have a previously installed operating system.
You can download the Linux Mint O/S from the following website www.linuxmint.com Depending on your system download the 32Bit or 64Bit version then burn it into a CD or DVD.
|Boot up from CD or DVD media.|
|Once the O/S is loaded, click on the Install Linux Mint Icon to start Installation.|
|The setup will start.Select your language.|
|The setup will check for the minimum requirement.|
|Here Select Erase and use the entire disk.|
|Here it will tell you how much hard drive space will be used for the installation. Click Install Now to continue|
|Select your Time Zone and click Forward to continue.|
|Now select your keyboard layout. Click Forward to continue.|
|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.|
|At this point of the installation all the required updates will be downloaded if the system is connected to the Internet.|
|After the installation is complete, you will be prompted to restart your computer.|
|Make sure you remove the installation CD or DVD from the CD or DVD drive.|
|The system restarts.|
|This is your logon screen.|
The password is the one you entered during the installation.
|This is how your new Linux Mint desktop will look.|
|To learn more about Linux Mint here are some link:|
About Linux Mint
Linux Mint Blog