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The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 10.04 - Page 2

Now the base system is being installed:

Create a normal user account:

If you like, you can set up an encrypted private directory. The default is to not set this up:

Next the package manager apt gets configured. Leave the HTTP proxy line empty unless you're using a proxy server to connect to the Internet:

On the Software selection screen, I select all package groups and hit Continue:

The installation continues:

You might see the following message (Configuring jackd). If you want to use jackd with realtime priorities, select Yes, otherwise No. I don't intend to use it, so I select No:

The GRUB boot loader gets installed. Select Yes when you are asked Install the GRUB boot loader to the master boot record?:

Select UTC unless this is a dual-boot system with other operating systems (such as Windows) that expect the system clock to use local time:

The base system installation is now finished. Remove the installation DVD from the DVD drive and hit Continue to reboot the system:

The new Ubuntu Studio system is booting. Log in to the desktop with the username and password you provided during the installation:

This is how your new desktop looks:

Now the base system is ready to be used.

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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