Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Step by step installation for newbies | Howto

Ubuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you’ll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.

The latest release of Ubuntu is” Ubuntu 10.04 LTS lucid lynx”. If you are new to Ubuntu and you want to install it for the first time, please follow these instructions:

First download the Ubuntu cd from this Link

Run the live cd and follow the instructions as described bellow :


Note : After the installation you can customize your Ubuntu by following the instructions in this post.

Choose Language:

Install Ubuntu

Choose your Language

Choose your Time Zone

Choose Keyboard layout

When you are in this step, be careful to not erase all the data in your hard drive, There are 3 options to install :

1- If you want to use the entire hard drive to install Ubuntu then select the option one erase and use the entire hard drive


2- Option2 : If you have windows installed in your machine, in this case you will see a 3rd option in the screen above asking you if you want to install Ubuntu by side windows


3- Option3  : If you want to use just a free partition then watch this video to see how to create a new partition to install ubuntu10.04.


Click install

Installing the system …..

Restart Now and remove your cd.

Enter Your password


You can also follow the instructions of how to install lucid lynx in this video


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