Fedora-18 Installation

Fedora-18 Installation

1. Prerequisites

Here we will show you can set up a Fedora 18 desktop (with the XFCE desktop environment) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Fedora 18 XFCE Desktop Edition for both 32 & 64 bit systems can be downloaded using  below links:

  1. Download Fedora 18 Xfce Live 32-Bit DVD – (662 MB)
  2. Download Fedora 18 Xfce Live 64-Bit DVD – (691 MB)

2. Installation Part

 The installation is as easy as 1-2-3 because the Fedora installer doesn't offer a lot of options to choose from, so you cannot go wrong.

  • Install by clicking Install to Hard Drive icon:

  • Afterwards Select the language:

  • Before begin the installation, we must check (and maybe adjust) a few settings. Click on DATE & TIME if you wish to choose another timezone than the one that is shown:

  • Select the correct timezone and click on Done

  • If you want to change the keyboard layout, click on KEYBOARD:

  • Click on the + button and select a new keyboard layout:

  • To make sure the system really uses the correct keyboard layout, you should remove any keyboard layout from the list (by clicking the - button) that you don't need:

  • Click on Done afterwards:

  • Now we come to the partitioning. Click on INSTALLATION DESTINATION:

  •  Select your hard drive and click Continue:

  • The default partitioning is ok, so you can hit Continue:

  •  Now click on Begin Installation: