There is a new version of this tutorial available for Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal).
The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 11.10 - Page 2
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 jackd2). If you want to use jackd with realtime priorities, select Yes, otherwise No. I don't intend to use it, so I select No:
Furthermore you have to agree to the Microsoft license for using the MS corefonts if you want to use them:
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:
If you don't want to configure the panel yourself, select Use default config on first system startup:
This is how your new desktop looks like:
Now the base system is ready to be used.