How to Install Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Ubuntu Installation Process

How to install Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 Bionic Beaver. Before starting to install Linux, you should first check the specifications of your computer. Make sure your computer spec meets the minimum requirements for Ubuntu 18.04

Minimum Requirement for Ubuntu 18.04


In order for ISA to run well, the Ubuntu 18.04 Operating System requires a computer with the minimum specs as follows:

  • 2 GHz dual core processor or more
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 25 GB Space Hardisk
  • DVD or USB to Install
  • You should have internet access to install applications or updates
  • Download Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Download the updated version of Ubuntu 18.04 directly from Ubuntu.com or through the mirror closest to your city.

Burn ISO File to DVD or USB

The next process is burning an ISO file that you have downloaded to a DVD or to a USB Flashdisk. You could make ubuntu installation media using free software such as :

Is more simple make installation media using Flashdisk rather than using DVD, we could simply format the disk and make another installation media using that flashdisk. Just info, i love using the Rufus more for all my installation media.

The process of How To install Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beave

Boot using a DVD or USB Flashdisk
Boot your computer or laptop using a DVD or USB Flashdisk that contains the Ubuntu Linux Installer image 18.04.

Welcome page Ubuntu
If your boot source is correct, the Welcome page will appear as shown below, then click continue

Ubuntu Welcome Page Installation
How to Install Ubuntu – Welcome Page

Select Keyboard Layout
Select the appropriate Keyboard Layout then click Continue, if you unsure what type of keyboard you using, just simply push Detect Keyboard Layout on lower left to make ubuntu automatic detect your keyboard layout

How To Install Ubuntu Desktop - Keyboard Layout
How To Install Ubuntu Desktop – Keyboard Layout

Options / Software Update Options
If you have an internet connection, check both options below then click continue. This options will enable the 3rd party repository such as multimedia and the other.

How to install ubuntu desktop 18.4 - Software Selection
How to install ubuntu desktop 18.4 – Software Selection

Types of Ubuntu Installation
For a single OS (not dual boot), select the first option Erase disk and install Ubuntu. If you want to encrypt your / home so that the data cannot be read by other systems, check the option “encrypt the new ubuntu installation for security”.


If you understand what LVM is, you can also check the second option to make it easier to resize the partition.

How to install Ubuntu - Disk Selection
How to install Ubuntu – Disk Selection

Fill in the Security Key
If in step 5 you chose encryption, in step 7 this will be asked for the security key

How To Install Ubuntu - Security Key Encrypted
How To Install Ubuntu – Security Key Encrypted

Confirm Install
The selection of the first option in step 5 will have an impact on the loss of all data and files on the HDD. click continue to confirm that this is not a problem.

How to install ubuntu  - Summary and Confirmation
How to install ubuntu – Summary and Confirmation

Select Timezone
Click the island or zone according to your location then click continue. The choice of zone will affect the date and clock system on your PC.

How intsall ubuntu - TimeZone Selection
How intsall ubuntu – TimeZone Selection

User Password

Choose username and password and don’t forget to note it down, for this section please choose password wisely and as strong as possible you could remember.

Or alternatively you could generate a strong password from https://passwordsgenerator.net/

Username and Password
Username and Password


The process of installing Ubuntu

Ubuntu installation process in on going
Ubuntu installation process in on going

After fill in the username and password and continue, this screen below show the process of ubuntu installation is on progress. This is the end of the article of How to Install Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver.

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