Ubuntu has released its latest version named Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Xapus on April 2017. It now includes Linux kernel 4.10 and systemd-relsoved being the new default DNS resolver. This post presents the guide to install Ubuntu in a fresh system.

After booting the system with Ubuntu operating system which can be downloaded here, the first step is to choose the language.

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Click on Install Ubuntu Server to start the installation

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The installation process will use the language that is selected in the next step.

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Choose the location where the server located

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The system itself can detect the keyboard layout based on your location, but you can select no to congigure it manually.

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Now, choose the origin for the keyboard layout from the list given

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Select the keyboard layout

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Installer will configure the components selected

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Type in a name for the new ubuntu server

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Type in full name of the user

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Type a unique username for the user

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Create a password for the user

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Re-type the password again

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This shows that a weak password is set. Since, this is just for testing purpose, I will neglect that by clicking NO

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Few more component being configured

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Installer automatically detects the time zone. Click YES if its right or NO to set other time zone manually.

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For Disk partitioning you can manually partition based on your needs or can choose Guided – use entire disk and set up LVM

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Select the disk for the partition to be performed

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Click yes to set the changes for the partition

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The base system is being installed in this phase

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HTTP proxy information is being asked. Leave blank if none is used

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The apt is being configured

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Choose between the three options for server updates requirement

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Select additional software to be installed with this installation

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Selected software are being installed

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Finalizing the installation

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Select YES to install the boot loader to the master boot record. and when the installation is complete, click continue to reboot the system.

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The GRUB boot loader can be seen with Ubuntu (Operating System) and Advanced option for Ubuntu (used for repair and troubleshooting OS).

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The reboot is in process

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After the reboot, login to the operating system

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After login, a default message appears giving information about the OS.

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Lastly, Ubuntu Server 17.04 is successfully installed in a new machine. Hope this will be be helpful to you all Smile

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