How to install the Elementary OS 0.3 (Freya)

To install the Elementary OS 0.3 (Freya), with screenshots

This article helps to install Elementary OS 0.3 (Freya) which is an Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution with step by step procedure.

 

Features of Elementary OS Freya

  • Default Desktop: Pantheon
  • Supported File System: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, JFS, ReiserFS and XFS
  • Powered by Linux Kernel 3.16
  • Installation: Graphical
  • Architecture Support: x86 and x86_64Package Management: DEB
  • Using systemd (204)
  • Using grub 2.02 beta2 (Latest stable release of grub is 2.0)
  • Latest Gtk+, Openssh, Openssl, Python, Samba, Vim, Xorg-server, Perl, etc.
  • Installation is straight and easy
  • Processing is at lightning speed
  • Requires least Maintenance and can be installed virtually anywhere and everywhere.
  • Beautiful set of themes and wallpapers. Great combination of design and appearance.

 

Start installing Elementary OS 0.3 Freya

1. Burn the Image to a CD/DVD disk or you can make your USB stick bootable.

2. Now insert your bootable media and click boot option from BIOS. Now restart machine to boot.

3. Now select Install Elementary.

install_Elementary

4. Now select Continue.

preparing_to_install

5. Choose the Installation type and click continue.

installation_type

6. Now select your disk and then click New Partition Table.

new_partition_table

7. Click continue after notification about partitioning.

create_partition

8. At first you create /boot partition then enter size, click Primary partition, the location should be beginning of the Space, use Ext4 now enter Mount Point and click OK.
Custom size of your choice can be entered.

boot_partition

9. To create Swap partition, select Free Space, click + at the bottom left. Enter the size and select swap area in the Use as box and then click OK.

free_space

swap_partition
10. Now select Free Space, click + at the bottom left and create Root (/) partition, then commit all the space available. Now Click OK to proceed.

select _free_space

11. Click Install Now.

install_now

12. A message reading write changes to disk appears, now click Continue.

changes_to_disk

13. Select geographical location then click Continue.
geographical_location

14. Choose the Key board Layout.

key_board_layout

15. Now create a new user account.

new_user_account

16. Installing the OS and configuring your system will start now.

install_os

17. Click Restart now once the installation is completed.

installation_complete

18. The Login screen will appear like this after booting.
Guest session created by default.
login_screen

19. The Desktop will appear like this.

desktop

20. Check the OS-release Information.

os_release_info

21. Basic applications installed by default.

applications

22. The Basic Accessories Installed.

accessories

23. The basic applications in Graphics.

applications_in_graphics

24. The Internet Applications has been Installed by default.
internet_application

25. The Office Application, Office suite should be installed by you if it is required by you.

office_application

26. The Sound Videos, System Tools and Setting application.

sound_videos

system_tools

system settings

Elementary OS details.
elementary_os


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