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Installation of Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Desktop

Installation of Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Desktop &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:57:47 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

In this tutorial, I will walk you through the simple and easy-to-follow steps of installing Ubuntu 16.10 codenamed “Yakkety Yak” on your machine. It comes with multiple bug fixes and new features to offer users a great computing experience with latest and exciting technologies.

It will be supported for a short time of about 9 months until July 2017 and a few of the major new features in Ubuntu 16.10 include:

  1. Linux kernel 4.8
  2. GPG binary is now provided by gnupg2, more specifically
  3. An updated LibreOfiice 5.2
  4. The update manager now reveals changelog entries for PPAs
  5. All GNOME apps have been updated to version 3.2, with many apps updated to 3.22
  6. systemd is now used for user sessions
  7. Nautilus file manager has as well been updated to 3.20 and many more…

For users who do not want to go through the hustle of a fresh installation, you can follow this upgrade guide to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 16.10.

Installation of Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop

Before you go any further, you need to download the Ubuntu 16.10 desktop ISO from the links below.

  1. Download Ubuntu 16.10 – 32-bit : ubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386.iso
  2. Download Ubuntu 16.10 – 64-bit : ubuntu-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso

Note: In this guide, I will use Ubuntu 16.10 64-bit desktop edition, however, the instructions work for 32-bit edition as well.

1. After downloading ISO file, make a bootable DVD or USB device and insert the bootable media in a functioning port, then boot from it. You should be able to see the welcome screen below after the booting into the DVD/USB disk.

If you wish to try Ubuntu 16.10 before installing, click on the “Try Ubuntu”, otherwise click on “Install Ubuntu” to continue with this installation guide.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10

2. Prepare to install the operating system by checking “Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware, Flash, MP3 and other media” option.

Assuming that your system is connected to the Internet, the option to download updates while running the installation will be enabled, you can as well check “Download updates while installing Ubuntu”.

Afterwards, click on the Continue button.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Preparing to Install Ubuntu 16.10

Preparing to Install Ubuntu 16.10

3. Choose the installation type from the interface below by selecting “Something else”. This will enable you to create or resize partitions yourself or even choose multiple partitions for installing Ubuntu. Then click Continue.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Select Ubuntu 16.10 Installation Type

Select Ubuntu 16.10 Installation Type

4. If you have one disk, it will be selected by default, however, if there are many disks on your machine, click on the one you want to create partitions on.

In the image below, there is a single disk /dev/sda. We will use this disk to create partitions, so click on “New Partition Table..” button to create new empty partition.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Select Installation Disk for Ubuntu 16.10

Select Installation Disk for Ubuntu 16.10

From the next interface, click on Continue to confirm creation of new empty partition.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Confirm to Create New Empty Partitions

Confirm to Create New Empty Partitions

5. Now its time to create new partitions, select a new empty space and click on the (+) sign to create the / partition.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Select Free Space Disk

Select Free Space Disk

Now use the following values for root partition.

  1. Size: enter an appropriate size
  2. Type of new partition: Primary
  3. Location of new partition: Beginning of this space
  4. Use as: Ext4 journaling file system
  5. Mount point: /

After that click OK to effect the changes.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Create /root Partition

Create /root Partition

6. Next create a swap partition, which is used to temporarily holding data that is not being actively used by the system, when your system is running out of RAM.

Click on the (+) once more to create the swap partition, enter the values below.

  1. Size: enter an appropriate size(twice as size of RAM)
  2. Type of new partition: Logical
  3. Location of new partition: Beginning of this space
  4. Use as: swap area

Then click OK to create swap space.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Create Swap Partition

Create Swap Partition

7. After creating all the necessary partitions, you need to write all the changes above to the disk by clicking Continue to confirm and proceed to the next step.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Confirm Partition Changes to Disk

Confirm Partition Changes to Disk

8. Select your time zone from the next screen and click Continue to advance.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Select Your Local Timezone

Select Your Local Timezone

9. Choose your default keyboard layout and afterwards Continue to proceed to the next stage.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Select Your Keyboard Layout

Select Your Keyboard Layout

10. Create default system user with suitable values in the spaces provided for your name, computer’s name, username, and also choose a good and secure password.

To use the password for logging in, make sure you select “Require my password to log in”. You can as well encrypt your home directory to enable additional private data protection services by checking the “Encrypt my home folder” option.

When that is done, click Continue to install the Ubuntu files on your system.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Create New System User Account

Create New System User Account

11. In the next screen, files being copied to the root partition during the installation process.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Installation of Ubuntu 16.10 in Progress

Installation of Ubuntu 16.10 in Progress

Wait for a few minutes, when the installation is complete you will see the message below, click on the “Restart Now” button to restart your system and boot into Ubuntu 16.10 desktop edition.

Welcome Screen of Ubuntu 16.10Ubuntu 16.10 Installation Completed

Ubuntu 16.10 Installation Completed

That’s it! You have now successfully installed Ubuntu 16.10 desktop version on your machine, I believe these instructions are easy to follow and also hope everything went just fine.

In case you encountered any issues a long the way, you can get in touch via the opinion form below for any questions or feedback you may want to give us.

Ubuntu 13.04 Released – Download Links and Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

Ubuntu 13.04 Released &-8211; Download Links and Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:51:05 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

The most popular Linux distribution Ubuntu has been released its next version Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) with dramatic changes as well as improvement in performance level. Lets find out what all important changes and improvements have been added in this version.

Update: Ubuntu 15.10 Released – Upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10

Download Ubuntu 13.04Download Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop Screen

Ubuntu 13.04 Key Features

In the following list you will find some top 10 new changes to Ubuntu 13.04.

1. New Icons

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 the first things you notice about a new set of icons. These icons have been changed and looks much glamorous than their predecessors.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu 13.04 Launcher Icons

Ubuntu 13.04 Launcher Icons

2. New Window Snap Animation

Window snapping is a most popularized windows 7 feature, which offers a handy way to easily show two applications side-by-side without maximize a window or without needing to hit a button.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu New Window Snap

New Window Snap

3. New Shutdown Dialogs

Signing out, shutting down and rebooting tasks that no one of us expect such wonderful things have been added. But seems like you will continuously doing it a bit more usually in 13.04 for one quick reason to watch out new Unity theme based session dialogs.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu New Shutdown Dialogs

New Shutdown Dialogs

While playing with these buttons, you will notice additional options given like Lock, Hibernate and Suspend along with shutdown and restart.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu 13.04 Turn off options

Ubuntu 13.04 Turn off options

4. New Sync Menu

The Ubuntu One Sync Menu offers a single click to see whether you are online, share a file or view the status of recently uploaded files.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu New Sync Menu

New Sync Menu

5. Workspace Item

Workspace Launcher Item removed from the Unity launcher, so now you manually add it from the System Settings –> Appearance –> Behavior.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu Workspace Item

Workspace Item

6. New Bluetooth Menu

The New Ubuntu Bluetooth menu has been lively up with new toggle that gives you option to turning on/off and also gives you option to change visibility.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu New Bluetooth Menu

New Bluetooth Menu

7. Online Account Toggle

Ubuntu Online Accounts is one of my favorite features for managing my all online accounts such as Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Picasa etc from centralized ‘Online Accounts‘ dashboard.

You can add all these social accounts on different applications without needing to enter your login credentials for each and every one. A new toggle options have been added which gives a choice to choose which desktop applications can have access to which online account. For example, If I don’t need Empathy for my Gmail account, I simply turn off that.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu Online Accounts

Online Account Toggle

8. New Lenses

Ubuntu 13.04 offers tow new lenses called, “photo lens” and “social lens“. To get better experience of these lenses you should integrate your online accounts. With photo lens, you can search for a images on your computer as well as linked online accounts.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu New Lenses

New Lenses

Similarly, Social lens enables you to access your tweets and messages from your linked online accounts. You can also put filters as per your requirement.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu Social Lens

Social Lens

9. Window Switching Methods

In Ubuntu Windows Switching Method never been easier as much. Alongside conventional methods, like Alt+Tab, comes in two new ways to manage workflow: Application Quicklists and Scroll over an application.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Window Switching Methods

Window Switching Methods

10. Performance Improvement

In Ubuntu 13.04, Unity has never been as much as fast. You can able to notice the difference when you open a web browser or file explorer which was closed before. It opens up in a fractions, but I really don’t feel any performance difference in lens. Apart from these, there are other several changes have been done as well. A Wubi tool which is used to installing Ubuntu under Windows, now not supported in Ubuntu 13.04 and Support period reduced from 18 months to 9 months for non-LTS release.

Download Ubuntu 13.04

  1. Download ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso – (794MB)
  2. Download ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso – (785MB)

If you are looking for a fresh installation guide with screenshots, then head over to Ubuntu 13.04 Installation.

Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

I highly recommend you all to take backup of your existing Ubuntu installation before updating.

To get started, Launch the update manager by pressing “Alt+F2” and type in “update-manager” and hit enter.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu Update Manager

Ubuntu Update Manager

A software updater launches and checks for updates if any.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu Software Updater

Software Updater

If any updates available, you will get the following screen that says Updates software is available for this computer. Click on “Install Now“.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu Update Install

Updates Install Now

It will ask you enter root password to perform updates.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Enter Password

Enter Password

Installing Updates.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Installing Updates

Installing Ubuntu Updates

Once Updates finishes, you need to restart to finish installing updates.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Updates finishes

Updates finishes

After finish updating your system, press “Alt+F2” on your keyboard and type “update-manager –d” and hit enter. An Update Manager notifies you about “Ubuntu 13.04 is now available“.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Ubuntu 13.04 Available

Ubuntu 13.04 Available

Downloading the release upgrade tool.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Downloading Upgrade Tool

Downloading Upgrade Tool

Upgrading Ubuntu to version 13.04.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Upgrading Ubuntu to version 13.04.

Upgrading to version 13.04.

Click on Upgrade button to follow the on-screen instructions.

Download Ubuntu 13.04Start Ubuntu Upgrade

Ubuntu Upgrade

Download Ubuntu 13.04Downloading Ubuntu 13.04 Packages

Downloading Ubuntu 13.04 Packages

Users who are running older versions of Ubuntu will have to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 and then upgrade to 13.04 (follow  same upgrade instructions as shown above).

Ubuntu 13.04 Code Name “Raring Ringtail” Desktop Installation Guide with Screenshots

Ubuntu 13.04 Code Name &-8220;Raring Ringtail&-8221; Desktop Installation Guide with Screenshots &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:50:57 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

Ubuntu 13.04 non LTSRaring Ringtail” was released for Desktop, Server and Cloud on 25 April 2013 and made available for download. Also Ubuntu Founder Mark Shuttleworth has already made a announced of ‘Saucy Salamander‘ as code name for their upcoming ‘Ubuntu 13.10‘ release. Ubuntu non LTS support has been reduced for 9 months after Ubuntu 13.04 release onwards, earlier it was 18 months.

Update: Ubuntu 15.10 Released – Installation of Ubuntu 15.10

Download Ubuntu 13.04 ISO Images

Use following download links to get the latest Ubuntu 13.04.

  1. Download ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso – (794MB)
  2. Download ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso – (785MB)

Users who are using older version of Ubuntu 12.10, there will be an automatic upgrade to 13.04 offered via Update Manager. For more information on how to upgrading, see:

  1. Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

In this article you will find simple steps to install newly released Ubuntu 13.04Raring Ringtail” with screenshots.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation Guide

1. Boot Computer with Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVD or ISO.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDUbuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVD

Boot Ubuntu 13.04

2. You may visit selecting ‘Try Ubuntu‘ else Select ‘Install Ubuntu‘ to install on Hard Disk.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDInstall Ubuntu 13.04

Install Ubuntu 13.04

3. Prepare to install Ubuntu. Select both the options if you have internet connectivity in your system. (Keep system up to date during installation.)

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDPrepare to install Ubuntu 13.04

Prepare to install Ubuntu 13.04

4. Installation type. Select ‘Erase disk and install Ubuntu‘ as we don’t have other Operating system installed.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVD'Erase disk and install Ubuntu'

‘Erase disk and install Ubuntu’

5. Select your location, location will be selected automatically if you are connected with internet.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDSelect Location

Select Location

6. Select your Keyboard layout.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDSelect Keyboard

Select Keyboard

7. Enter user login and password details.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDEnter User Details

Enter User Details

8. Copying files on Hard Disk started….. Relax, it may take several minutes.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDCopying Ubuntu 13.04 Files

Copying Files

9. That’s it. Installation Completed. Eject CD/DVD and restart system.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDUbuntu 13.04 Installation Completed

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation Completed

10. Login screen.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDUbuntu 13.04 Login screen.

Ubuntu 13.04 Login screen.

11. Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop. Enjoy exploring Ubuntu…

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVDUbuntu 13.04 Desktop

Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop

Please visit Ubuntu wiki for technical details.

Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” Server Installation Guide

Ubuntu 13.04 &-8220;Raring Ringtail&-8221; Server Installation Guide &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:50:19 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

Ubuntu 13.04 non LTSRaring Ringtail” Server was released on 25 April 2013. This guide shows installation of recently released Ubuntu 13.04 Server with screenshots.

This release includes latest and greatest packages, some of them are

  1. OpenStack Grizzly
  2. Pythan Juju 0.7
  3. Ceph 0.56.4
  4. MAAS 1.3
  5. TMongoDB 2.2.4
  6. OpenvSwitch 1.9.0

Download Ubuntu 13.04 Server Edition

You may visit the following links to download Ubuntu Server 13.04 install images for 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

  1. Download ubuntu-13.04-server-i386.iso – (688MB)
  2. Download ubuntu-13.04-server-amd64.iso – (701MB)

User’s who looking for Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop installation guide, please check out the following article.

  1. Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop Installation Guide

Let’s start the installation of Ubuntu 13.04 Server “Raring Ringtail“. Please note Ubuntu Server does not include a graphical installation program.

1. Boot Computer with Ubuntu 13.04 Installation CD/DVD or ISO.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerBoot Ubuntu 13.04 Server

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 Server

2. Installation Options.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Installation

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation

3. Language Selection.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04  Language Selection

Language Selection

4. Select your location.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Location Selection

Select Location

5. Keyboard detection and layout selection.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Keyboard Selection

Keyboard Selection

6. Select country of origin for keyboard.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Country Selection

Country Selection

7. Keyboard configuration continues….

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Keyboard Configuration

Keyboard Configuration

8. Enter Host Name.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Hostname

Hostname Selection

9. Creation of non-administrative user.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 User Creation

Non-Administrative User Creation

10. Create userid & password for non-administrative user.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 User and Password

Create Non-Administrative User and Password

11. Create a password for non-administrative user.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Password Create

Create Non-Administrative Password

12. Re-enter a password to verify.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Password Verify

Password Verify

13. User’s home directory encryption.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Home Directory Encryption

Home Directory Encryption

14. Time zone configuration which detects automatically.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Time Zone Selection

Time Zone Selection

15. Disk Partitions.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Disk Partition

Disk Partition

16. Disk Partitions continues…

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Disk Partition Creation

Disk Partition Creation

17. Partitions formatting.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Partition Formatting

Partition Formatting

18. HTTP Proxy information.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerHTTP Proxy information

HTTP Proxy information

19. Application updates management.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Application updates

Application Updates

20. Choose software to install.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Software Installation

Choose Software Installation

21.GRUB Boot loader installation.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Boot loader installation

GRUB Boot loader installation

22. Installation Started… It may take several minutes !!! Installation Finished, eject CD/DVD and reboot system.

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 ServerUbuntu 13.04 Installation Started

Installation Process

After the reboot, login with username and password created during installation.

Please visit Ubuntu wiki page for release notes.

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Released – Download Links and Installation Guide

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Released &-8211; Download Links and Installation Guide &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:41:42 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

Ubuntu has arrived with it’s 13.10 version code-named “Saucy Salamander” along with it’s derivatives i.e Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Edubuntu, Kubuntu etc. The Ubuntu 13.10 release will be benefited from latest Kernel 3.11 which has improved performance and stability. The 13.10 included latest OpenStack Havana for Cloud users and Ubuntu Juju service.

Update: Ubuntu 15.10 Released – Installation of Ubuntu 15.10

Install Ubuntu 13.10Install Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

The noticeable change from 13.04 to 13.10 is the inclusion of Smart Scopes. The Smart Scopes suggest based on search terms, location and history, across local and network drives or online locations.

Ubuntu 13.10 Features

There are some noticeable changes which are highlighted below.

  1. Kernel 3.11.x stable version which supports more devices, better power management and performance.
  2. GNOME 3.8 based on Unity
  3. Firefox 24 default web browser
  4. LibreOffice 4.12 for office suite
  5. Thunderbird 24 for E-mail client
  6. GIMP 2.8.6 for photo editing
  7. Rhythmbox 2.99 default music player
  8. Newly introduced Smart Scopes

Download Ubuntu 13.10 ISO images

Use following download links to get the latest Ubuntu 13.10.

  1. Download ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso
  2. Download ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso

Here, we’ll follow simple steps to install newly released Ubuntu 13.10Saucy Salamander” Desktop version.

Installation of Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop

1. Boot your system with Ubuntu 13.10 Installation Live CD/DVD or ISO.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Boot Ubuntu 13.10

Boot Ubuntu 13.10

2. You may visit selecting ‘Try Ubuntu‘ else Select ‘Install Ubuntu‘ to install on computer.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Select Install Ubuntu 13.10

Select Install Ubuntu 13.10

3. Prepare to install Ubuntu. Select both the options if you have internet connectivity in your system. (Keep system up to date during installation.)

Install Ubuntu 13.10Preparing to Install Ubuntu

Preparing to Install Ubuntu

4. Installation type. Select ‘Erase disk and install Ubuntu‘ as we don’t have other Operating system installed. You can select “Use LVM with the new Ubuntu installation” this will setup Logical Volume Management. Or Installation type “Something Else” to create partitions manually. Please note these options are for advanced users.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Select Installation Type

Select Installation Type

5. Select your location.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Select Location

Select Location

6. Select your Keyboard layout.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Select Keyboard Layout

Select Keyboard Layout

7. Create user login credentials

Install Ubuntu 13.10Create User

Create User

8. Ubuntu One login registration. Ubuntu One is cloud service offered by Ubuntu. You can register later also.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Submit User Registration

Submit User Registration

9. Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy installation started… Sit back and Relax, it may take several minutes.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Ubuntu Installation

Ubuntu Installation

10. That’s it. Installation Completed. Eject CD/DVD and restart system.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Installation Completed

Installation Completed

11. Login screen.

Install Ubuntu 13.10Ubuntu Login Screen

Ubuntu Login Screen

12. Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop. Enjoy exploring Ubuntu 13.10

Install Ubuntu 13.10Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop

For other Ubuntu derivatives, you’ll find download links below (some are not yet available for download!).

  1. Xubuntu
  2. Lubuntu
  3. Edubuntu
  4. Kubuntu
  5. Ubuntu GNOME