Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS Desktop installation steps with Screenshot

Ubuntu Community released Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) on April 17th 2014 and the new project code name is Trusty Tahr with Gnome 3.10. In this article I’m going to install Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS Desktop installation with detailed steps and Screenshots.

Ubuntu Community Officially announced that 14.04 LTS Ubuntu Desktop will be supported for 5 years and rest of the flavors (Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin) will be supported for 3 years.
Ubuntu is the market leader for Desktop users. More then 80% linux desktops are currently running Ubuntu.

Hardware Requirements

  • Burned CD/DVD or ISO image
  • 700 MHz processor
  • Minimum 512 MB of RAM
  • 5 GB Disk Space

Features in Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 was released with lots of new features.

1) Booting Computer with ubuntu 14.04 installation media.

Boot your computer with Ubuntu 14.04 installation media like (Burned CD/DVD or ISO image). After booting from your installation media it will display the below screen.

2) Choosing Ubuntu installation

Choose install Ubuntu to install Ubuntu 14.04 on your system

3) Preparing to Install Ubuntu

Verifying Hard disk whether sufficient space available or not to install and checking internet connection to download required files, Everything is fine now. And we will install third party software later and hit Continue button to move forward.

4) Installation Type

This step is important one but simple. For Fresh installation choose first option Erase disk and install Ubuntu and it will erase hole disk and create partition table automatically then move forward. If you choose fourth option Something else and it will also erase hole disk but need to create partition table manually then move forward.
Its fresh installation, so I’m choosing first option and hit Install Now

5) Choose your location

Choose your location then hit Continue.

6) Keyboard layout Selection

Choose your Keyboard layout here, then hit Continue.

7) Create new user and password

Its time to create new user and password on your system then hit Continue.

8) Copying files

Ubuntu Installer now copying all the system files to your hard disk.

9) Installation process is on-going

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Installation process is on-going and it will take shot while to complete the installation

10) Installation got Completed.

Now, installation got completed and Remove your installation media then hit Restart Now button.

11) Ubuntu 14.04 login screen

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) login screen, Enter your password and hit Enter button to launch your Desktop

12) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Desktop screen

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Desktop screen and play with new Ubuntu.
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Magesh Maruthamuthu

Love to play with all Linux distribution

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