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

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

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

Now select Install Elementary.

install_Elementary

Now select Continue.

preparing_to_install

Choose the Installation type and click continue.

installation_type

Now select your disk and then click New Partition Table.

new_partition_table

Click continue after notification about partitioning.

create_partition

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

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
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

Click Install Now.

install_now

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

changes_to_disk

Select geographical location then click Continue.
geographical_location

Choose the Key board Layout.

key_board_layout

Now create a new user account.

new_user_account

Installing the OS and configuring your system will start now.

install_os

Click Restart now once the installation is completed.

installation_complete

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

The Desktop will appear like this.

desktop

Check the OS-release Information.

os_release_info

Basic applications installed by default.

applications

The Basic Accessories Installed.

accessories

The basic applications in Graphics.

applications_in_graphics

The Internet Applications has been Installed by default.
internet_application

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

office_application

The Sound Videos, System Tools and Setting application.

sound_videos

system_tools

system settings

Elementary OS details.
elementary_os


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