Linux Install Guides

Linux Installation Guides

Linux Installation Guides


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Below are some simple howto guides for installing Linux on your PC. Also check out our guide for installing Linux using Oracle VM VirtualBox software: VirtualBox



Ubuntu Desktop - Installation Guide



Ubuntu is a free and open source Linux distribution that is based on the popular Debian Linux operating system. Ubuntu is a very popular Linux distribution that can be used on PCs, Laptops, Servers, tablets and Mobile Phones. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Ubuntu, click on the Ubuntu Logo




Ubuntu Server - Installation Guide



Ubuntu Server is Canonicals Enterprise Class operating system. Ubuntu Server is rapidly becoming more common within larger organisations and data centres. Ubuntu Server installs without the X11 graphical desktop via a simple but intuitive text based installation menu. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Ubuntu Server, click on the Ubuntu Logo




Linux Mint - Installation Guide



Linux Mint is an ideal choice for first time users as it has a more familiar style interface than many of distributions. Linux Mint is based around the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution (A Debian edition is also available). For instructions regarding the installation and download of Linux Mint, click on the Mint Logo




Debian - Installation Guide



Debian Linux is classed as one of the most stable Linux distributions available. Because of this, many other distributions have used Debian as a base to build their operating systems from. For this reason it is very popular in the server communities. Recently Google has switched part of its cloud infrastructure across to this operating system and many of the laptops used on the international space station are now using Debian! For instructions regarding the installation and download of Debian, click on the Debian Logo





CentOS - Installation Guide



CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is a free Linux operating system that has a 100% binary compatibility with RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). This makes CentOS a very popular choice of distribution for use as a server. It is often used by Large Enterprises and ISPs as a popular choice for a web server. For instructions regarding the installation and download of CentOS, click on the CentOS Logo




SLES - Installation Guide



SLES (Suse Linux Enterprise Server) is mainly aimed at the server/Larger Enterprise market. SLES is a more stable version of the open community edition. For instructions regarding the installation and download of SLES, click on the SLES Logo




openSUSE - Installation Guide



openSUSE Linux is a community supported Linux distribution sponsored by SUSE. The latest release of openSUSE has a 3 year support life cycle (Evergreen Support). openSUSE is an excellent choice for a desktop or Laptop Linux installation. For instructions regarding the installation and download of openSUSE, click on the openSUSE Logo




Fedora - Installation Guide



Fedora is a Linux distribution developed and supported by the Fedora Project. Fedora is often used as a testing ground for RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). Many new developments and features will appear in Fedora before later appearing in Red Hat's Enterprise version. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Fedora, click on the Fedora Logo




Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) - Installation Guide



RHEL Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the commercial version of its Linux operating system. RHEL is mainly aimed at large organisations and enterprises. For instructions regarding the installation and download of RHEL, click on the Red Hat Logo




Lubuntu - Installation Guide



Lubuntu is an Ubuntu derivative. Lubuntu uses the LXDE desktop which is a very fast light weight distribution that can be used on older hardware or slower PCs. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Lubuntu, click on the Lubuntu Logo




Manjaro Linux - Installation Guide



Manjaro Linux is an Arch based Linux distribution. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Manjaro, click on the Manjaro Logo




Zorin OS - Installation Guide



Zorin OS 9 Core edition is an Ubuntu based distribution aimed at new Linux users. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Zorin OS, click on the Zorin Logo




Linux Lite 2.0 - Installation Guide



Linux Lite is a fully featured lightweight desktop operating system. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Linux Lite, click on the Lite Logo




Mageia 4.1 - Installation Guide



Mageia 4.1 is a fully featured desktop operating system. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Mageia, click on the Mageia Logo




Oracle Linux 7.0 - Installation Guide



Oracle Linux 7.0 is a distribution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Oracle Linux 7 is free to download and use. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Oracle Linux, click on the Oracle Linux Logo




Arch Linux - Installation Guides



Arch Linux is an independently developed, GNU/Linux distribution. Arch is installed as a minimal base system, whereby the user chooses what packages to install, thus making an Arch Linux installation a very custom tailored installation. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Arch Linux, click on the Arch Logo




CrunchBang Linux - Installation Guide



CrunchBang is a Debian based Linux distribution. CrunchBang Linux is a popular fast, secure and easily customisable distribution. CrunchBang uses the "openbox" windows manager providing a light weight interface. For instructions regarding the installation and download of CrunchBang Linux, click on the CrunchBang Logo




Antergos Linux - Installation Guide



Antergos Linux is an Arch Linux based distribution. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Antergos Linux, click on the Antergos Logo




Elementary OS - Installation Guide



Elementary OS is a light weight operating system based on Ubuntu. Elementary has many custom core applications. For instructions regarding the installation and download of Elementary OS, click on the Elementary Logo