How to Download and Install Ubuntu?




How to Download and Install Ubuntu?

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In this post, we will learn how to download and install Ubuntu. if you want to see an example of installing an Ubuntu desktop then you are in the right place. In this article, we will implement a how to install Ubuntu step by step. I explained simply step by step how to download and install linux in window pc.

Download and install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. In this guide, we will learn how to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) step by step, with screenshots.

Step 1: Download Ubuntu 22.04 ISO File

Visit the following link to download Ubuntu 22.04 LTS iso file from the Ubuntu official web portal; is as follows:

  • Download Ubuntu 22.04 – Jammy Jellyfish
  • Step 2: Create Bootable Installation Media

    Once the ISO file is downloaded to your system then burn it into a USB Stick and make it bootable.

    To make a bootable USB drive, use the Startup Disk Creator tool:

    1. In the Show Applications search dialog, type Startup Disk Creator.

    If the tool is not installed, the Software Center offers the option to install it.

    2. In the top pane, click Other. Browse and select the Ubuntu 22.04 .iso file.

    3. In the bottom pane, select your USB drive.

    4. Click Make Startup disk.

    Step 3: Boot System with Bootable Installation Media

    Reboot the target system on which we want to install Ubuntu 22.04. Go to its bios settings and change the boot medium from hard disk to USB drive.

    When the system boots up with bootable media, we will get the following screen.

    Try Install Ubuntu 22.04

    Choose ‘Try or Install Ubuntu’ and hit enter.

    In the next screen, click on ‘Install Ubuntu’

    Choose Ubuntu Option during installation

    Step 4: Choose Keyboard Layout

    Choose your preferred keyboard layout and then click on ‘continue’

    Keyboard Layout Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    Step 5: Prepare Installation

    In this step, we must choose the installation type. There are two options, Normal and Minimal Installation. In Normal Installation, all GUI-related applications will be installed whereas in minimal only basic apps will be installed.


    Normal installation is the recommended one to get a better desktop experience. When you have an internet connection during the installation and want to install all updates & third-party graphics software and wifi drivers and additional media formats then you can choose both options else keep them as untick.

    Other Options during ubuntu 22 0installation

    Click on ‘Continue’ to proceed further

    Step 6: Choose Installation Type

    In this step, we will be prompted to choose the installation type. Here installation type means the partitioning scheme.

    Following are two installation type:

  • Erase Disk and Install Ubuntu – It will erase the entire disk and will create the partitions automatically.
  • Something else – To create your own customize partition scheme then choose ‘Something else’.
  • If you are new to Ubuntu Linux, then it is recommended to go with the first option. In this guide, I will demonstrate how to create a custom partition scheme via the something else option.

    Other Options during ubuntu 22 installation

    Click on ‘Continue’ and then we will get the following screen,

    Default Installation Type Info Ubuntu 22.04

    As we can see, we have 40 GB disk space for Ubuntu 22.04 Installation. We are going to create the following partitions on it.

  • /boot – 2 GB (ext4 file system)
  • /home – 26 GB (xfs file system)
  • / – 10 GB (xfs file system)
  • Swap – 2 GB (xfs file system)
  • To start creating a partition, create an empty table.

    Select the Device –> Click on ‘New Partition Table’

    create empty partition table ubuntu 22 04 installation

    Click on Continue,

    Now Create our first partition as /boot of size 2 GB. Select the Free Space –> Click on + symbol

    Boot Partition Creation During Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    Click on OK.

    Similarly Create /home and / partition of size 26 GB & 10 GB respectively.

    home partition creation during ubuntu 22 04 installattion

    Slash root partition creation ubuntu 22 04

    Click on ‘OK’

    Finally create our last partition as a swap of size 2 GB.

    Swap Partition Creation Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    Click on Ok to finish the partition creation.

    Note: If you are using a GPT disk then you must create an EFI partition of size between 100 – 250 MB and reserved bios boot area of at least 1MB.

    EFI Partition Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    Reserved Bios boot area ubuntu 22 04 installation

    Once you are done with the partition scheme, click on the ‘Install Now’ option in the following screen to proceed further with installation

    Choose Install Now Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    In the next screen, choose ‘Continue’ to write changes to the disk.

    Write Changes disk ubuntu 22 04 installation

    Step 7: Choose Your Preferred Location

    Select the location as per your current region, it will configure the time zone accordingly.

    Write Changes disk ubuntu 22 04 installation

    Step 8: Create User and Set Host name

    In this step, specify the local username and its password. We would be using this user after OS installation. Also, specify the hostname of your system.

    Create User Set Host Name Ubuntu 22 04 Installation 768x576_LI

    Click on Continue to proceed further with installation

    Step 9: Ubuntu 22.04 Installation Started

    As we see in the following window, the installation has started, and it is in progress.

    Ubuntu 22 04 Installation Progress

    Once the installation is completed, we will be prompted to reboot the system.

    Restart System After Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    Click on ‘Restart Now’ to reboot the system. Also don’t forget to change the boot medium from USB to hard disk from bios settings.

    Step 10: Login Screen after Ubuntu 22.04 Installation

    When the system boots up after reboot, we will get the following login screen.

    Login Screen After Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    Use the same user’s credentials that we have created during the installation and hit enter,

    About System Info After Ubuntu 22 04 Installation

    I hope it can help you...