Friday, June 14, 2013

Installing Lubuntu




Prerequisites:

  •  The ISO for your architecture either 32bit or 64bit.
  • If you use Unetbootin is not necessary to download the ISO the program will do this for you.
  • A flash drive or DVD-ROM
  • Unetbootin or Burncdcc

Step Two: Preparing the install media | DVD-ROM

  1. Open burncdcc.exe and select the ISO file you downloaded.
  2. Next select the disk drive you wish to use to create the install disk.
  3. Set the speed to "CD:1X DVD:1X" this make the process less prone to errors.

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Step Two: Preparing the install media | USB Flash drive

  1. Insert your USB flash drive and format it to FAT32.
  2. Open Unetbootin which you should have downloaded for the first part of the tutorial.
  3. Where it says: "Drive:" select your USB drive
  4. Under "= = Select distribution = =" select "Lubuntu".
  5. In the drop down menu next to if you have a 64bit computer select  "13.04_Live_x64" otherwise select "13.04_Live".
  6. Click OK an wait of the process to complete.

Step Three: Booting to the USB or DVD-ROM


  1. In order to boot from the USB or DVD-ROM press "F12" or in my case it was "DEL".
  2. Select either the device and press enter.


Step Four: Installation

  1. Wait for the desktop to fully load.
  2. Double click the "install Ubuntu" shortcut.
  3. Select your language and click next.
  4. Select the storage device you wish to install Lubuntu on.
  5. Setup your internet connection. If you have LAN it should be configured automatically.
  6. Set up the user accounts and time zone.
  7. Wait for the install to complete.
  8. Reboot the computer when prompted by the installer.
  9. Go to Software and updates ==> check for updates.
  10. Done!