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Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) is Released – Step by Step Installation Guide with Screenshots

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Linux Mint 14 (Code name Nadia) was released on Nov 30, 2012. This article shows you step by step installation of newly released Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) Desktop Mate edition. It’s available in two flavors i.e ‘MATE‘ and ‘Cinnamon‘ Desktop environment.

If you are looking for XFCE Desktop, then read the following article that shows the step-by-step installation guide of XFCE Desktop on Linux Mint 14 with screenshots.

  1. XFCE Desktop Installation Guide on Linux Mint 14
Installation of Linux Mint 14

Installation Guide of Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition

Features of Linux Mint 14 (Nadia)

  1. Mint 1.4 and Cinnamon 1.6 Desktop.
  2. Workspace OSD
  3. Quick-List and Notifications Applet
  4. Alt-Tab Thumbnails and Window Previews
  5. NEMO File browser

What’s new in Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) Click here to know more new features

Download Linux Mint 14 RC Mate and Cinnamon DVD ISO’s

The final release of Linux Mint 14 is available for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and it will also be available for download in ISO format for both editions MATE and Cinnamon separately.

Direct Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition DVD ISO – 64-Bit
Direct Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition DVD ISO – 64-Bit
Torrent Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 64-Bit
Torrent Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 64-Bit

Installation of Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) with Screenshots

1. Boot Computer with Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) Installation CD/DVD or ISO.

Boot Linux Mint 14

Boot Linux Mint 14 Installation DVD

Start Linux Mint 14

Select Start Linux Mint 14

Booting Linux Mint 14

Booting Screen of Linux Mint 14

2. It’ll take you directly to live environment where you find out the test the Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) else install it double clicking on desktop CD icon ‘Install Linux Mint’

Install Linux Mint

Click on Install Linux Mint’

3. Select Language and click on continue.

Select Language

Language Selection

4. Next Screen shows few requirement like 6.1 GB disk space and internet connection to update packages post installation.

Linux Mint 14 Disk Selection

Linux Mint 14 Disk Selection

5. Partitioning screen where you can define your own partitions. Best way is to select “Erase disk and install Linux Mint” and click continue.

Linux Mint 14 Installation Type

Linux Mint 14 Partition Selection

6. Choose drive to install Linux Mint.

Linux MInt 14 Installation Drive

Linux MInt 14 Installation Drive Selection

7. Choose time zone.

Linux Mint 14 Time Zone

Linux Mint 14 Time Zone Selection

8. Choose keyboard layout if required.

Linux MInt 14 Keyboard

Linux MInt 14 Keyboard Selection

9. Type your name, desired username and password to future use and click on continue.

Linux MInt 14 Username

Setup Linux MInt 14 Username and Password

10. Linux Mint is being installed, it may take several minutes.

Linux Mint 14 Installation

Linux Mint 14 Installation Process

11. Installation of Linux Mint is completed. eject CD/DVD if any and reboot system.

Linux Mint 14 Installation Completed

Linux Mint 14 Installation Completed

12. Linux Mint desktop rebooted, supply username and password which was supplied during installation.

Linux Mint 14 Desktop

Linux Mint 14 Desktop Screen

13. Linux Mint 14 Desktop (MATE) is ready to use. This is the end of installation part.

Linux Mint 14 Mate Desktop

Linux Mint 14 Mate Desktop Menu

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10 Responses

  1. Travers says:

    I get asked for a password to login to mint when I boot it from the dvd and I don’t know what it is, can you help me?

  2. Roy Z says:

    How will I be able to install alongside my windows vista?

    • Travers says:

      insert the disk and boot from it, then when you get to the Linux Mint desktop click install.it will ask you sometime in the set up to either erase the whole disk, install along side other OS’s, or specify partions manually, select Install along side other OS’s and continue through the installation :) hope this helps.

  3. asad says:

    i dont have linux mint 14 in cd but i download it and try to install it with alcohal120 , it will show to reboot pc when restart i saw a line written “Completing linux mint instalation” and after this there will no progress in it………. what is problem with this…?

  4. Shreekanth says:

    If I select “Erase Disk and install Linux Mint”, it will format my entire hard disk ? or selected drive ?

  5. bhavik nagda says:

    i have lintalled linux mint 14 Nadia MATE and now i want cinnamon without formating as there is a lot of data in it

    • Ravi Saive says:

      You can install choice of your Linux Desktop Environment has you wish, your data won’t be lost

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