Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” Server Installation Guide

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 Server

Boot Ubuntu 13.04 Server

2. Installation Options.

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation

Ubuntu 13.04 Installation

3. Language Selection.

Ubuntu 13.04  Language Selection

Language Selection

4. Select your location.

Ubuntu 13.04 Location Selection

Select Location

5. Keyboard detection and layout selection.

Ubuntu 13.04 Keyboard Selection

Keyboard Selection

6. Select country of origin for keyboard.

Ubuntu 13.04 Country Selection

Country Selection

7. Keyboard configuration continues….

Ubuntu 13.04 Keyboard Configuration

Keyboard Configuration

8. Enter Host Name.

Ubuntu 13.04 Hostname

Hostname Selection

9. Creation of non-administrative user.

Ubuntu 13.04 User Creation

Non-Administrative User Creation

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

Ubuntu 13.04 User and Password

Create Non-Administrative User and Password

11. Create a password for non-administrative user.

Ubuntu 13.04 Password Create

Create Non-Administrative Password

12. Re-enter a password to verify.

Ubuntu 13.04 Password Verify

Password Verify

13. User’s home directory encryption.

Ubuntu 13.04 Home Directory Encryption

Home Directory Encryption

14. Time zone configuration which detects automatically.

Ubuntu 13.04 Time Zone Selection

Time Zone Selection

15. Disk Partitions.

Ubuntu 13.04 Disk Partition

Disk Partition

16. Disk Partitions continues…

Ubuntu 13.04 Disk Partition Creation

Disk Partition Creation

17. Partitions formatting.

Ubuntu 13.04 Partition Formatting

Partition Formatting

18. HTTP Proxy information.

HTTP Proxy information

HTTP Proxy information

19. Application updates management.

Ubuntu 13.04 Application updates

Application Updates

20. Choose software to install.

Ubuntu 13.04 Software Installation

Choose Software Installation

21.GRUB Boot loader installation.

Ubuntu 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.

Ubuntu 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.

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5 Responses

  1. MintEme says:

    Ok so the server install is terminal based. and the link you out up is for a desktop install, not a true server. I don’t see any of the options for different server types for the desktop install. i.e. ssh server, samba server, and the like. Debian give you all those options and a gui desktop. or the option of a terminal install for basic server. If you feel more comfortable with gui for a server install I would try debian.

    Just saying.

  2. M.A. says:


    A Server OS Is For Networking Several Computers, And Can Be Accessed From Any By Remote-Desktop, Please Refer To “Controlling” On This Page..


  3. vivek says:

    After completion the Installation ,i doesn’t get the any GUI like login window .so how i can get that .. plz help mi ..

  4. Stu says:

    From the screenshots, I don’t see anything different about the installer from 12.04 LTS. This is probably a good thing.

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