Linux Installation Guides

How to install The Linux Operating System


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Below are step by step guides for installing Linux on your PC or Server. Also check out our guide for installing Linux using Oracle VM VirtualBox software: VirtualBox

Ubuntu Desktop Installation Guide

Install Ubuntu Desktop

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. Ubuntu comes with many popular applications pre installed, including Firefox web browser, Libre Office Suite, ThunderBird Email Client, RhythmBox Music Player. Thousands of apps are also available including, Spotify, VLC, Google Play Desktop Music Player, Clementine Music Player, Blender, GIMP, Google Chrome, Kdenlive Video Editor, Telegram messenger, Etcher Image writer. The latest version of Ubuntu (20.04 LTS) is supported for 5 years. Ubuntu Desktop Edition is 100% free to download and use. To install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to your computer, click on the Ubuntu logo.

Ubuntu Server Installation Guide

Install Ubuntu Server

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. Ubuntu can be installed on many different architectures, including x86-64, ARM v7, ARM64, POWER8, and IBM zSystem mainframes. Ubuntu Server is 100% free to download and use. To install the latest version of ubuntu server to your system, click on the Ubuntu logo.

Linux Mint Installation Guide

Install Linux Mint

Linux Mint is one of the most popular Linux desktop distributions and is used by millions of people world wide. Linux Mint will work immediately after installation and is easy to use, comes with full multi media support for playing music and videos. Thousands of free applications are available to download. As standard Mint comes with a full office suite (Libre Office), Firefox web browser, RhythmBox Music Manager/Player, Hypnotix TV player featuring 100s of channels from around the world. Linux Mint is based around Debian and Ubuntu Linux and is 100% free. To install the latest version of Linux Mint, click on the Mint Logo.

Debian Installation Guide

Install Debian Linux

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. Ubuntu is based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system. Debian is very popular amongst server communities and where a very stable deployment is needed (Has been used on the International Space Station). Debian is 100% free to download and use. To install the latest version of Debian, click on the Debian Logo.

CentOS Installation Guide

Install CentOS Linux

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. The following installation guide takes you through the steps of installing a CentOS 8 Server with custom disk layout and static IP addressing. To install the latest version of CentOS server, click on the CentOS logo.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Install RHEL 8

RHEL - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is the commercial version of Red Hat's Linux operating system. RHEL 8 is mainly aimed at large organisations and enterprises. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 was officially released on May 7th 2019. For instructions on how to install RHEL 8, click on the Red Hat Logo.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Install RHEL 7

RHEL - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is the commercial version of Red Hat's Linux operating system. RHEL 7 is mainly aimed at large organisations and enterprises. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 was officially released on June 10th 2014. RHEL 8 should be used where possible as that is the latest supported release. For instructions on how to install RHEL 7, click on the Red Hat Logo.


Manjaro Linux

Install Manjaro

Manjaro is a free and open source Linux distribution based on the Arch Linux operating system. Manjaro is designed to work straight out of the box providing a user friendly experience. Manjaro is available in different desktop editions. To install the latest version of Manjaro with a GNOME desktop, click on the Manjaro Logo.


openSUSE Linux

Install opensuse

Leap is openSUSE's regular release with guaranteed stability. It is a regular release, in that it does have specific versions (15.0, 15.1, 15.2) released in a regular cadence. To install the latest version of openSUSE Leap, click on the openSUSE Logo.


SUSE linux Enterprise Server

Install SLES

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is an operating system that is adaptable to any environment – optimized for performance, security and reliability. To install the latest version of SLES, click on the SLES Logo.


Fedora Linux

Install Fedora

Fedora Workstation is an easy to use operating system for laptop and desktop computers. Fedora is developed by the community supported Fedora Project which is sponsored primarily by Red Hat, a subsidiary of IBM. To install the latest version of Fedora, click on the Fedora Logo.


MX Linux

Install MX Linux

MX Linux is a mid-weight Linux operating system based on Debian stable and using core antiX components, with additional software created or packaged by the MX community. To install the latest version of MX Linux, click on the MX Logo.


Elementary OS

Install Elementary OS

Elementary OS is a Linux Operating system that is based on the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu. Elementary stands out from other Ubuntu based systems with its customised look and feel. To install the latest version of Elementary OS, click on the Elementary Linux Logo.


Rocky Linux

Install Rocky Linux

Rocky Linux is a free Linux operating system that has a 100% binary compatibility with RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). To install the latest version of Rocky Linux, click on the Rocky Linux Logo.