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.
Click on Install Ubuntu Server to start the installation
The installation process will use the language that is selected in the next step.
Choose the location where the server located
The system itself can detect the keyboard layout based on your location, but you can select no to congigure it manually.
Now, choose the origin for the keyboard layout from the list given
Select the keyboard layout
Installer will configure the components selected
Type in a name for the new ubuntu server
Type in full name of the user
Type a unique username for the user
Create a password for the user
Re-type the password again
This shows that a weak password is set. Since, this is just for testing purpose, I will neglect that by clicking NO
Few more component being configured
Installer automatically detects the time zone. Click YES if its right or NO to set other time zone manually.
For Disk partitioning you can manually partition based on your needs or can choose Guided – use entire disk and set up LVM
Select the disk for the partition to be performed
Click yes to set the changes for the partition
The base system is being installed in this phase
HTTP proxy information is being asked. Leave blank if none is used
The apt is being configured
Choose between the three options for server updates requirement
Select additional software to be installed with this installation
Selected software are being installed
Finalizing the installation
Select YES to install the boot loader to the master boot record. and when the installation is complete, click continue to reboot the system.
The GRUB boot loader can be seen with Ubuntu (Operating System) and Advanced option for Ubuntu (used for repair and troubleshooting OS).
The reboot is in process
After the reboot, login to the operating system
After login, a default message appears giving information about the OS.
Lastly, Ubuntu Server 17.04 is successfully installed in a new machine. Hope this will be be helpful to you all