Ubuntu Installation

Step 1: Boot Computer Using Red Hat 6 Installation CD/DVD. From the menu select Install Ubuntu and hit Enter to continue..

Step 2: Choose the language you wish to perform the installation and click on Continue button to proceed further.

Step 3: Next, leave both options from Preparing to Install ubuntu unchecked and hit on Continue button again.

Step 4: Check the Something else option and hit on Continue button to proceed further.

Step 5: On this step we’ll create our custom partition layout for ubuntu 16.04. On this guide will recommend that you create two partitions, one for root and the other for home accounts data and no partition for swap (use a swap partition only if you have limited RAM resources or you use a fast SSD). To create the first partition, the root partition, select the free space and hit on the + icon below. On partition settings use the following configurations and hit OK to apply changes:

  • Size = at least 20000 MB
  • Type for the new partition = Primary
  • Location for the new partition = Beginning
  • Use as = EXT4 journaling file system
  • Mount point = /

 

Create the home partition using the same steps as above. Use all the available free space left for home partition size. The partition settings should look like this:

  • Size = all remaining free space
  • Type for the new partition = Primary
  • Location for the new partition = Beginning
  • Use as = EXT4 journaling file system
  • Mount point = /home

Step 6: When finished, hit the Install Now button in order to apply changes to disk and start the installation process. Next a new pop-up window will ask you if you agree with committing changes to disk. Hit Continue to write changes to disk and the installation process will now start.

Step 7: Select a city nearby from the map.

Step 8: Select your keyboard layout and click on Continue button.

Step 9: Enter yourname, computer name,user name and password and hit continue to finalize the installation.

Step 10: After installation has finished, hit Restart now button.

Step 11: After ubuntu finishes loading, login with the credentials created during the installation process and enjoy it.

Step 12: Ubuntu Desktop screen.

 

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