Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) installation steps with screenshot
Canonical announced the stable release of Ubuntu 16.04 on April 21, 2016 and the new project code name is Xenial Xerus, which will be supported for next 5 Years until 2021. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ships with 4.4 LTS kernel and GNOME Software Center.
All core packages, applications and software’s upgraded to latest version and there is no major issues on this release. Many of these packages came from an automatic sync from Debian’s unstable branch; others have been explicitly pulled in for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).
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1) Booting Computer with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installation media.
After downloading the Ubuntu 16.04 ISO image, make it as bootable media such as (Burned CD/DVD or USB) and boot up your system with installation media. After booting from your installation media it will display the below screen.
2) Choosing Ubuntu installation
Choose install Ubuntu button to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on your system.
3) Preparing to install Ubuntu
Download updates and few required softwares such as audio, video, etc.., then hit Continue.
4) Choose Your Installation Method
For fresh installation choose “Erase disk and install Ubuntu”, then hit Install Now.
Write the changes to disk, then hit Continue.
5) Date & Time Selection
Choose the location, then hit Continue.
6) Keyboard layout Selection
Choose your preferred Keyboard layout to set default one, then hit Continue.
7) Personalize your installation
Enter the required details, then hit Continue.
8) Installation under process
Ubuntu 16.04 installation under process and it will take a while to complete.
9) Installation Completed
Ubuntu 16.04 installation completed, then hit Restart Now.
10) Ubuntu version checking
See the below screen shots, I’m using latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
I personally like Ubuntu desktop because i’m using Ubuntu more than 5 years. You can also try once and update the feedback.