FIRST LOOK With How To Install Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

Now Hardy Heron is history,the Linux world is looking forward for the much awaited Ubuntu release INTREPID IBEX.I think its the right time for people who waited to have a go with linux to try ubuntu which is considered the most successfull and best linux distribution.The canonical developers promise that "This is the greatest free software the open source community has to offer".The ubuntu 8.10 was released on October 30th.

I tried the new ubuntu 8.10 release on my Dell XPS M1530.Every thing worked right out of the box including Wifi and bluetooth.It had new Dark human theme certanly better than previous one.Compiz desktop effects worked out fine.Eventhough its a Beta version it never hanged and showed problems...
I will give a tutorial for Easy installing ubuntu 8.10..


Live CD Impression:
I slide the Live cd to my lap and in no time installation page popped up.Partion editor have new colorful graphics which helps understand guided and manual options better than in hardy.

Here is the video tutorial for ubuntu 8.10 intrepid ibex installation.
Just watch it and follow the 10 steps below.


Its helps do things better.

EASY 10 STEP INSTALLATION
1)

Its self explanatory asks u to choose the language i selected english and click forward..
2)

Select time zone location extra from drop down menu or click in map.
3)
Choose key board layout an u can try that out also..
4)

Note:The guided way here will take the whole hard disk and u may loose other data so its recommended to back up data.If u have other OS like windows extra it will also lost.If u dont want this to happen skip this step and follow step 5) to do manual ,its more safe..

5)
Manual install you will have to take this option if u have windows installed and need other data on hard disk.I recommend it.
6)
IMPORTANT STEP:
1)Mount a partion as root either "/" which is available in drop down menu.In this directory u will will install and will act like C: Drive in Windows.
2)Mount Swap is important and will act like page file in windows.
3)Mount Home
/ and /home must be Ext3 filesystem.
I had low disk space so i allocated mb i highly recommend :
1)8 Gb for /
2)Minimum 1 GB swap its must.
3)/home minimum 5 gb u will store ur data like movies here.

7)
Type Username, Password etc.
8)
Its summary.
9)
Installing system just wait.
10)
All stage set just restart and enjoy LINUX!!!!!!!!!!!!
Conclusion:
Overall its the best software opensource community offers,Eveything worked out of the book.
Almost perfetc 9.5/10 score for UBUNTU 8.10

Also click here to read my blog on TOP THINGS TO DO JUST AFTER INSTALLING UBUNTU 8.10 INTREPID IBEX.

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