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Installing Ubuntu 8.10

25 October 2008 125 views No Comment

We are going to go over how to install Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex onto your computer.

1. Creating bootable media

Download the software and create in installation disk. You can download Ubuntu 8.10 from http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/810rc PLEASE NOTE: This is currently the Release Candidate version. After downloading Ubuntu, create an install CD.

2. The Installation

First select your language.
1. Choose your langauge

Then select Install Ubuntu (the second option) and press Enter.
2. Select how you want to install

Ubuntu is preparing to begin the setup process.
Preparing to being the install

Select your language again. Press Forward.

Select your time zone.

Select which keyboard you use.

Select how you want to partition your Hard Drive. You can choose either Guided or Manual. For this article we will use the guided method.

Enter your personal information. New in Ubuntu 8.10 is that you can choose to automatically login to this account. Only set this if you can trust the other people who would have access to your computer. If Ubuntu detects another operating system on your computer it will offer for you to import your information from that operating system.

Verify the information on the screen and click Install.

Setup is now installing Ubuntu.

Installation complete. Please reboot.

Remove your install disk. Press Enter.

Booting up for the first time.

Your new desktop.

Enjoy your new system!

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