Installation of Linux Ubuntu Part 2

10)Please select the language of installation. Now you are provided with two options Try Ubuntu and Install Ubuntu as shown in the image.


11) The difference between these two is if you click the try Ubuntu option you can directly use Ubuntu without installing it. You will be redirected to the following screen if you click Try Ubuntu option

But this option provides limited services. So it better to go for the Install Ubuntu option. By clicking Install Ubuntu you will be redirected to the following screen.



12) Make sure you check the Download updates while installing checkbox as this will enable the OS to update itself if a new version is available. Also check the Install this third-party software which enables you to listen to music in Ubuntu and click the Continue button.



13) Please select the Erase disk and install Ubuntu option. Don't panic by seeing the warning as you are working on a virtual environment this will not affect your local disk. Click the Continue button.


14) Click the Install Now button. It is recommended that you should not change the select drive option in a virtual environment. When you click the Install Now button the progress bar shows the current information for Installing Ubuntu.


Note : ext-4 stands for Extended partition edition 4. This is a file system by which Linux Ubuntu manages files. For people who have installed Windows might be aware of NTFS (New Technology File System) and FAT-32 (File Allocation Table) file systems.


15) Now click on the country you are currently residing in and make sure you select the city which has your time format and click the Continue button.


16) Now select your keyboard input which you follow and click Continue button.



17) This is the most important screen. Please specify your or your company's name in the Name textbox.

The OS will automatically manipulate the contents of Your Computer's Name textbox however you can change it if you wish.


Now select a username for your user account and enter an appropriate password.

If you are the only one, who uses Linux Ubuntu you can select the Log In automatically option.

But it is better for security concerns you select Require my password to log in.

Note: It is highly recommended to uncheck the Encrypt my home folder option.


18) After clicking the Continue Button the OS goes into the installing system phase. In this case it will retrieve the files, check the files and lastly install the files.

This phase lasts for about 15 minutes to 45 minutes depending on your processor type and speed.



19) After this phase you will redirected to the following screen which will show you that Installation is complete and you need to restart the system. Click the Restart Now Button.


You will be redirected to the following screen and make sure you press the Enter key on your keyboard to restart.



If you selected the Require my password to log in option while specifying your user name and password you will be redirected to the following authentication screen. Specify your password and press Enter key.


The following image shows the home screen for your user. Congratulations this shows that you have successfully installed your Linux Ubuntu.


Just move the cursor on the icons specified and it will toast its Name.



The Ubuntu icon on the top shows the recent apps and also a search bar which aids the user to launch an application without searching it in its iconography format.