UBUNTU 18.04 LTS SERVER EDITION
Ubuntu Server 18.04, also named Bionic Beaver, has been released by Canonical and it’s now ready for installation. This topic will guide us on how we can install Ubuntu 18.04 Server with Long Time Support on our machine.
01 STEP – DOWNLOAD ISO IMAGE
On the first step visit the above link and download the latest version of Ubuntu Server ISO image on your computer. Once the image download completes, burn it to a CD or create a bootable USB disk using Unbootin (for BIOS machines) or Rufus (for UEFI machines).
02 STEP – INSTALL ISO IMAGE
Place the bootable media intro the appropriate drive, start-up the machine and instruct the BIOS/UEFI by pressing a special function key (F2, F11, F12) to boot-up from the inserted USB/CD drive. In a few seconds you will be presented with the first screen of Ubuntu installer. Select your language to perform the installation and hit Enter key to move to the next screen.
|Installer will start like follows. First, Choose your language.|
|||Select your keyboard type you are using.|
|||Select Installation options. Generally, it’s OK to select [Install Ubuntu].|
|||Select a network interfaces to be used during this installation.|
|||If your local network needs proxy server to access to the Internet, input the address of it. If not, Enter without inputting anything|
|||This is the section for configuring partitions. If you’d like to set with manual, select [Manual], if not, select [Use An Entire Disk].|
|||Select a disk you’d like to install Ubuntu.|
|||This is the section for configuring filesystem. If you’d like to change something values, Select [Reset], if not, select [Done].|
|||The warnings is shown that existing data in the disk you selected for Ubuntu installation are lost all because it is formatted.|
|||This is the section for configuring user account. The user configured on here will be set as an administrative account by default. Input Full name of a user, this server’s Hostname, user account name, password for him. For bottom section, if you’d like to import SSH key from Github or Launchpad, select it.|
|||After installation has been finished, following screen is shown. Select [Reboot Now] to restart System.|
|||After System has been reboot and shown the login prompt, input a username and password you configured during installation to login to Ubuntu Server.|
Disclaimer: All the tutorials included on this site are performed in a lab environment to simulate a real world production scenario. As everything is done to provide the most accurate steps to date, we take no responsibility if you implement any of these steps in a production environment.
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