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Fedora 17 Step by Step Installation Guide with Screenshots

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This article shows you Fedora 17 installation with screen prints. Fedora project has released it’s seventeenth edition of it’s popular Linux distribution with code-named Beefy Miracle on 29 May 2012. Fedora 17 ships with Linux Kernel Version 3.3.4, it’s really a win-win situation for those who are regular user and interested in Fedora Linux. There are lots of new features are added. To know more about new features, please visit http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/17/FeatureList.

According to DistroWatch, Fedora is the fourth most visited Linux-based operating system on their site as of July 2012, behind Mint, Ubuntu and Mageia and it is the most visited RPM-based Linux distribution.

Download Fedora 17 DVD ISO

Fedora 17 DVD

  1. Download Fedora 17 32-bit DVD ISO – (3.6 GB)
  2. Download Fedora 17 64-bit DVD ISO – (3.6 GB)

Fedora 17 Network Install CD

  1. Download Fedora 17 32-bit Network Install CD ISO – (199 MB)
  2. Download Fedora 17 64-bit Network Install CD ISO – (162 MB)

Fedora 17 Desktop Edition

  1. Download Fedora 17 32-bit Desktop ISO – (646 MB)
  2. Download Fedora 17 64-bit Desktop ISO – (645 MB)

Fedora 17 Step by Step Graphical Installation Guide

Boot Computer with Fedora 17 Installation CD/DVD

1. Select Install or Upgrade Fedora.

Fedora 17 Install or Upgrade

Fedora 17 Install or Upgrade

2. Language Selection.

Fedora 17 Language Selection

Fedora 17 Language Selection

3. Select appropriate Keyboard.

Fedora 17 Keyboard Selection

Fedora 17 Keyboard Selection

4. Select Basic Storage device, if your hard drive is locally attached.

Fedora 17 Storage Device Selection

Fedora 17 Storage Device Selection

5. Storage device Warning, Click Yes to discard any data.

Fedora 17 Storage Warning

Fedora 17 Storage Warning

6. Set Hostname for your Fedora installation.

Fedora 17 Hostname Setup

Fedora 17 Hostname Setup

7. Click on Configure Network button if you want to configure network during installation.

Fedora 17 Network Setup

Fedora 17 Network Setup

8. Click Wired tab and click on Add button. Select Connect automatically, go to ipv4 settings tab and select Method and select Manual in drop down. Fill address box with IP Address, Netmask, Gateway and DNS.

Fedora 17 Network Configuration

Fedora 17 Network Configuration

9. Select nearest city in your Time Zone.

Fedora 17 Time Zone Setup

Fedora 17 Time Zone Setup

10. Set root password.

Fedora 17 Set root Password

Fedora 17 Set root Password

11. Select appropriate Partition as per your requirement.

Fedora 17 Partition Selection

Fedora 17 Partition Selection

12. Verify Filesystem partition here or you can edit filesystem if you want.

Fedora 17 File System Creation

Fedora 17 File System Creation

13. Format Warning, click on Format if you are OK with it.

Fedora 17 Disk Format Warning

Fedora 17 Disk Format Warning

14. If you are confirmed, then click on Write Change to Disk.

Fedora 17 Disk Changes

Fedora 17 Disk Changes

15. Filesystem Formatting.

Fedora 17 Disk Formatting

Fedora 17 Disk Formatting

16. Install Boot Loader and if you want to set password for Boot Loader set it.

Fedora 17 Install Boot Loader

Fedora 17 Install Boot Loader

17. Click on Customize now and select your software’s for installation and then click on Next.

Fedora 17 Software Selection

Fedora 17 Software Selection

18. Select optional Packages and click on Next install it.

Fedora 17 Optional Package Selection

Fedora 17 Optional Package Selection

19. Installation started, this may take several minutes as per selection of packages. Have a cuppa of tea or coffee.

Fedora 17 Installation Process

Fedora 17 Installation Process

20. Packages installation is in progress.

Fedora 17 Installation Progress

Fedora 17 Installation Progress

21. Installation completed, Please remove CD/DVD and Reboot system.

Fedora 17 installation Completed

Fedora 17 installation Completed

22. Screen of GRUB Boot Loader, use arrow keys to select Fedora Linux to boot.

Fedora 17 Grub Boot Loader Screen

Fedora 17 Grub Boot Loader Screen

23. Post installation of Fedora 17, Welcome Screen.

Fedora 17 Welcome Screen

Fedora 17 Welcome Screen

24. License Information.

Fedora 17 License Information

Fedora 17 License Information

25. Create non-administrative user.

Fedora 17 Create User

Fedora 17 Create User

26. Set Date and Time for the system.

Fedora 17 Set Date and Time

Fedora 17 Set Date and Time

27. Hardware Profile Submitting to Fedora Project.

Fedora 17 Hardware Profile Submission

Fedora 17 Hardware Profile Submission

28. First Login Screen of Fedora 17.

Fedora 17 Login Screen

Fedora 17 Login Screen

29. Fedora 17 Desktop Screen.

Fedora 17 Desktop Screen

Fedora 17 Desktop Screen

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  1. Jihye PARK says:

    Thank you so much for the kind instruction !! :)

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