Mageia1: custom GNOME installation Abstract <ul><li>How to install full GNOME from Mageia installation DVD (mageia-dvd-1-i...
Pay attention! Installation CD (mageia-dual-1.iso) doesn't have GNOME.
Installation performes on Virtual Box with single Windows partition. </li></ul>
Default DVD boot option is to install Mageia1.
Next step: Choosing the language
License Agreement: default is Refuse
You have to choose Accept to install Mageia
Partitioning option: Use free space on Microsoft Windows partition <ul><li>There is free space on  Windows partition.
Mageia installer suggests to use 6G for Mageia installation.
Choosing this option  creates dual boot system. You can boot either Mageia or Windows operating system. Hard disk drive (H...
Partitioning option: Remove Microsoft Windows <ul><li>Selecting Remove Microsoft Windows will format Windows partition and...
There will be only one operating system – Mageia OS. </li></ul>
Partitioning option: Custom disk partitioning  <ul><li>We are doing Custom disk partition.  </li></ul>
Partitioning: original HDD stucture <ul><li>At the beginning, there is only one partition on HDD -  sda .
Installer suggestions are on right. </li></ul>
Partitioning: Windows partiton details <ul><li>Click on partition displays some details about selected partition.
Click on  Resize  botton  now. </li></ul>
Partitioning: resize warning
Partitionin: resize default <ul><li>Resize windows shows how much space is in use –  Minimum size .  </li></ul>
Partitioning: resize <ul><li>Mageia installer suggested 6G for Mageia installation.
We are going to create 61436-55240= 6196 MB  empty space.  </li></ul>
Partitioning: resize warning <ul><li>Resizing is important operation. If something goes wrong, you may lose you Windows in...
This is the last warning before resizing starts. </li></ul>
Partitioning: empty space created <ul><li>Empty space is selected by default
You need to create swap space, and file system partition. </li></ul>
Partitioning: Create a new partition <ul><li>By default,  Create a new partition   starts with ext4 filesystem type.
Click on  Filesystem type  bar gives you an option to select different filesystem types. </li></ul>
Partitioning: choosing the swap type <ul><li>You need to select Linux swap. </li></ul>
Partitioning: swap space creation <ul><li>Oversymplified rule: you need to create 1G swap if your RAM is less than 1G.
Mageia installer complains if you don't create swap at all. Installation may still be possible. </li></ul>
Partitioning: swape space created <ul><li>After creating swap, HDD looks like this.
You need to click on empty space and create file system partition there. Use all avaliable space. </li></ul>
Partitioninf: creating file partition
Partitioining: file system partition created
Partitioning: writing to disk warning
Installing: Partitioning finished <ul><li>Click on  DONE  botton writes patitioning table on HDD.
File system partition is formatting.
It's time to start Mageia installation. </li></ul>
Installing: Packae Group Selection
Installing: Desktop selection <ul><li>Mageia KDE is selected by default. </li></ul>
Installing: choose GNOME
Installing: installation running <ul><li>1238 packages is installing here. The number may vary depending on computer hardw...
There are numbers of images constantly changing. One of them is on left. </li></ul>
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Mageia1 full GNOME installation.

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Microsoft Windows partition resizing, Hard Disk Drive partitioning, Mageia installation, and reboot are major part of this presentation.

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Mageia1 GNOME installation

  1. 1. Mageia1: custom GNOME installation Abstract <ul><li>How to install full GNOME from Mageia installation DVD (mageia-dvd-1-i586.iso and mageia-dvd-1-x86_64.iso). Step by step process with some details and suggestions.
  2. 2. Pay attention! Installation CD (mageia-dual-1.iso) doesn't have GNOME.
  3. 3. Installation performes on Virtual Box with single Windows partition. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Default DVD boot option is to install Mageia1.
  5. 5. Next step: Choosing the language
  6. 6. License Agreement: default is Refuse
  7. 7. You have to choose Accept to install Mageia
  8. 8. Partitioning option: Use free space on Microsoft Windows partition <ul><li>There is free space on Windows partition.
  9. 9. Mageia installer suggests to use 6G for Mageia installation.
  10. 10. Choosing this option creates dual boot system. You can boot either Mageia or Windows operating system. Hard disk drive (HDD) partitioning is automatic. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Partitioning option: Remove Microsoft Windows <ul><li>Selecting Remove Microsoft Windows will format Windows partition and install Mageia.
  12. 12. There will be only one operating system – Mageia OS. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Partitioning option: Custom disk partitioning <ul><li>We are doing Custom disk partition. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Partitioning: original HDD stucture <ul><li>At the beginning, there is only one partition on HDD - sda .
  15. 15. Installer suggestions are on right. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Partitioning: Windows partiton details <ul><li>Click on partition displays some details about selected partition.
  17. 17. Click on Resize botton now. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Partitioning: resize warning
  19. 19. Partitionin: resize default <ul><li>Resize windows shows how much space is in use – Minimum size . </li></ul>
  20. 20. Partitioning: resize <ul><li>Mageia installer suggested 6G for Mageia installation.
  21. 21. We are going to create 61436-55240= 6196 MB empty space. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Partitioning: resize warning <ul><li>Resizing is important operation. If something goes wrong, you may lose you Windows installation.
  23. 23. This is the last warning before resizing starts. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Partitioning: empty space created <ul><li>Empty space is selected by default
  25. 25. You need to create swap space, and file system partition. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Partitioning: Create a new partition <ul><li>By default, Create a new partition starts with ext4 filesystem type.
  27. 27. Click on Filesystem type bar gives you an option to select different filesystem types. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Partitioning: choosing the swap type <ul><li>You need to select Linux swap. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Partitioning: swap space creation <ul><li>Oversymplified rule: you need to create 1G swap if your RAM is less than 1G.
  30. 30. Mageia installer complains if you don't create swap at all. Installation may still be possible. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Partitioning: swape space created <ul><li>After creating swap, HDD looks like this.
  32. 32. You need to click on empty space and create file system partition there. Use all avaliable space. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Partitioninf: creating file partition
  34. 34. Partitioining: file system partition created
  35. 35. Partitioning: writing to disk warning
  36. 36. Installing: Partitioning finished <ul><li>Click on DONE botton writes patitioning table on HDD.
  37. 37. File system partition is formatting.
  38. 38. It's time to start Mageia installation. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Installing: Packae Group Selection
  40. 40. Installing: Desktop selection <ul><li>Mageia KDE is selected by default. </li></ul>
  41. 41. Installing: choose GNOME
  42. 42. Installing: installation running <ul><li>1238 packages is installing here. The number may vary depending on computer hardware.
  43. 43. There are numbers of images constantly changing. One of them is on left. </li></ul>
  44. 44. Configuration: User Management <ul><li>You have to set root password and create a user.
  45. 45. Root and user passwords should be different.
  46. 46. You may check your password strenght online </li></ul>
  47. 47. Configuration: User Management example
  48. 48. Bootloader: preparing <ul><li>It's time to install bootloader. </li></ul>
  49. 49. Bootloader: Monitor <ul><li>Installer is guessing monitor here.
  50. 50. You may choose different monitor. </li></ul>
  51. 51. Bootloader: Summary <ul><li>You may change bootloade setting here.
  52. 52. You can check and reset many parts of your system here. </li></ul>
  53. 53. Bootloader: installed <ul><li>Botloader is installed on MBR by default.
  54. 54. Mageia is set to boot in 10 second.
  55. 55. You can still boot Windows by selecting it from boot menu. </li></ul>
  56. 56. Configuration: Updates, default Yes
  57. 57. Configuration: Updates, check No .
  58. 58. Configuration: Exit, Congratulations
  59. 59. Booting Mageia1: default boot screen
  60. 60. Booting the system...
  61. 61. Booting: gdm, default screen
  62. 62. Booting: gdm, user clicked
  63. 63. Booting: gdm, password entered
  64. 64. GNOME 2.32.1 is here
  65. 65. Credits <ul><li>OS – Mageia1
  66. 66. Presentation – LibreOffice Impress
  67. 67. Also used
  68. 68. Virtual Box, GIMP, scrot
  69. 69. More info
  70. 70. About Mageia - Mageiastl.org
  71. 71. Mageia GNOME screenshots - on flickr </li></ul>

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