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Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop Installation Guide with Screenshots

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This article is our first step into Debian based Linux distribution. Ubuntu is most popular for Desktop/Laptop or Personal Computer, Server and for Cloud Computing. We have received numbers of queries from our readers related to Ubuntu due to which we have decided to start writing articles in Ubuntu. Canonical Ltd or Ubuntu Foundation has released Ubuntu 12.10 (Code name Quantal Quetzal) recently.

There are new features like Web Apps, Online Search, Dash previews, Easy Full-Disk Encryption (Enable during installation) etc. You may visit to know more about Ubuntu 12.10 features.

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop Installation

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop Installation Guide

This article shows you the installation of Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop edition with screenshots. We also cover the installation of Ubuntu 12.10 Server edition.

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Download Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop ISO’s

Ubuntu 12.10 has been released and you can download from here or follow below links.

  1. Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop ISO – 32 Bit
  2. Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop ISO – 64 Bit

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop Installation Guide

1. Boot Computer with Ubuntu 12.10 Installation CD/DVD or ISO.

Boot Ubuntu 12.10

Boot Ubuntu 12.10

2. Welcome screen of Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu 12.10 Welcome Screen

Ubuntu 12.10 Welcome Screen

3.  Preparing to install Ubuntu, select options and click continue.

Preparing Ubuntu 12.10 Installation

Preparing Ubuntu 12.10 Installation

4. Installation type selection.

Select Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Type

Select Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Type

5. Select nearest city in your time zone.

Select Ubuntu 12.10 Time Zone

Select Ubuntu 12.10 Time Zone

6. Keyboard selection.

Ubuntu 12.10 Keyboard Selection

Ubuntu 12.10 Keyboard Selection

7. Fill information and continue.

Enter Ubuntu 12.10 Information

Enter Ubuntu 12.10 Information

8. Installation is in progress. This may take several minutes.

Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Progress

Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Progress

9. Installation is completed, eject CD/DVD and restart.

Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Completed

Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Completed

10. Booting your Ubuntu Box.

Booting Ubuntu 12.10

Booting Ubuntu 12.10

11. Login screen.

Ubuntu 12.10 Login Screen

Ubuntu 12.10 Login Screen

12. Ubuntu Desktop.

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop

13. Ubuntu Desktop with system settings.

Ubuntu 12.10 System Settings

Ubuntu 12.10 System Settings

That’s it. Ubuntu is now installed. We have also included two videos below, that describes installation process with some useful features that comes with this release.

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop Installation Guide Video

Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop – See What’s New

Ravi Saive

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