Fedora 24 Workstation Installation steps with Screenshots
Fedora community proudly announce the new release of Fedora 24 on June 21, 2016 after four times delay due to various reasons. Since Fedora 21 they have splite the Fedora product to three main Fedora editions Fedora Workstation, Fedora Cloud, and Fedora Server each will build with differently based on the product and requirement. Fedora 24 is also available in alternate desktop Spins, curated software Labs, and special images for the ARM processor architecture.
Download Fedora 24 ISO Images
There are multiple desktop Spins available for download.
Fedora 24 additional articles
1) Booting Computer with Fedora 24 installation media
After downloading the Fedora 24 ISO image, you need to make it as bootable media. Now, boot your computer with Fedora 24 installation media like (Burned CD/DVD or ISO image). Choose Start Fedora Live and hit Enter to initiate the Fedora 24 installation or else it will start automatically after few seconds.
2) Starting Fedora 24 live
3) Choosing Hard Drive
By default you will have option to test the fedora without installing it, if you want to test before proceeding installing on hard drive. Here i’m going to choose install to Hard Drive to install Fedora 24 on my system.
4) Language Selection
5) Installation Summary
Here its showing Installation Summary and you need to configure settings based on your requirement. You can customize below settings here.
- Time/Date : Time/Date selection based on your location, it will automatically sync, so no need to choose manually
- keyboard layout : By default its in US Keyboard mode, so leave as it is.
- host-name and Network Configuration
- Installation destination
6) Installation destination Selection
This is the most important area because we are going to partition our hard disk. Choose I will Configure Partitioning. then hit done. Why we need to create partition manually ? Due to security reason we should have below list of partition in our production environment. For desktop we can choose default partition and that is enough.
Manual Partitioning pop-up window allow you to create all required partition. Click + button and choose mount-point and enter the desired size, then hit Add Mount Point. Do the same as per your requirement.
Click + button and create / partition.
Click + button and create /boot partition.
Click + button and create /home partition.
Click + button and create /swap partition. Make sure swap should be double size of physical RAM.
See the partition summary. then hit Accept Changes & Write the partition on your hard disk.
7) Set Root Password
8) Create new user
Its time to create new user on your system. If you want make the user as administrator, you can do by ticking the check Box Make this user administrator. The below values need to enter as mandatory here.
- Full Name
- Require password upon login : By default this option is enabled, even though have a look once.
- Password Twise
9) Installation got Completed.
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