How to install Ubuntu Gnome 16.10

Hello my Linux Yogi’s

in this illustration I will walk you through the installation of Ubuntu Gnome 16.10 in easy to follow steps. Ubuntu Gnome 16.10 was release in October 2016 and is available as 32 and 64 bit. Download the ISO file from https://ubuntugnome.org/ and burn a DVD with it.

Insert the DVD, boot from it, make your language selection and select “Install Ubuntu Gnome.

Select Language and installation
Select Language and installation

I recommend to select both option in order to receive latest updates and hardware support during the installation.

Preparing to install Ubuntu Gnome
Preparing to install Ubuntu Gnome

It is also recommended to select “Erase Disk” to install a fresh Ubuntu Gnome installation.

Installation type
Installation type

Write all changes back o the disk.

writing changes to disk
writing changes to disk

Select your desired Timezone

Timezone selection
Timezone selection

Select your desired Keyboard Layout

keyboard layout selection
keyboard layout selection

Provide Computer and User information

Computer and User information
Computer and User information

Now the installation is in progress.

installation progress
installation progress

In order to complete the installation the system needs to restart.

Installation complete
Installation complete

Remove the installation Media

Remove installation media
Remove installation media

After the restart log on to the new installed system.

First Logon
First Logon

Now this is special for Ubuntu Gnome. It starts out with a Welcome configuration wizard.

Welcome Screen
Welcome Screen

It asks you again to make you choice what keyboard layout you like to use.

Keyboard layout Wizard
Keyboard layout Wizard

Make your privacy selection

Privacy setting
Privacy setting

Add Online Accounts like Facebook , Google etc.

Online Accounts setup
Online Accounts setup

This concludes the Welcome configuration wizard.

setup wizard finished
setup wizard finished

Here again this is another helpful “Getting Started” resource. It offers some Videos and howtos.

Getting Started Help
Getting Started Help

Your Desktop provides a Application menu which is names “Activities” here. When you click on it, it provides you Favorite Application to your left and virtual desktops on your right.

Activities Menu
Activities Menu

After you clicked on the Dotted Icon on bottom left it provides you with all available applications.

Show Applications
Show Applications

On the top right there is the “System Controls” which is combines with Logon/Logoff, Shutdown, Audio Controls and Networking Controls as well as System settings. Play around and you might like this nicely designed desktop environment.

System Controls
System Controls

After clicking on the shutdown button you will see the following controls.

Power Off controls
Power Off controls

This now concludes the installation of Ubuntu Gnome 16.10. As you have seen it is fairly simple to install Ubuntu 16.10. If you liked this illustration or not feel free to leave a comment. If you like to see specific articles use my Contact Form and tell me about it.

Until next time my friends, Namaste! 😀