The following tutorial will teach you how to install the Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) operating system on your personal computer, netbook, or laptop.
Whats New in Ubuntu 13.10
There are some noticeable changes which are highlighted below.
- Ubuntu 13.10 used Linux Kernel 3.11 which supports more devices, better power management and performance.
- Newly introduced Smart Scopes
- Libre Office 18.104.22.168
- Shotwell 0.15.0
- Brasero 3.8.0
- Mozilla Firefox 24.0
- Rythmbox 2.99.1
- Thunderbird 24.0.
You will need the Ubuntu 13.10 DVD ISO image that corresponds to your hardware architecture.
Use following download links to get the latest Ubuntu 13.10.
- Download ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso
- Download ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso
When the ISO image is downloaded, burn it with your favorite DVD burning application on a blank DVD. Or you can write it to a USB stick.
How to install Ubuntu 13.10 “Saucy Salamander”
Here, we’ll follow simple steps to install newly released Ubuntu 13.10 “Saucy Salamander” Desktop version.
Boot your system with Ubuntu 13.10 Installation Live CD/DVD or botable USB stick. You will see the following like screen.
Select your desired language.
Click Install Ubuntu.
Select Installation language.
Prepare to install Ubuntu. Select both the options if you have internet connectivity in your system. (Keep system up to date during installation.)
Select ‘Erase disk and install Ubuntu‘ as we don’t have other Operating system installed. You can select “Use LVM with the new Ubuntu installation” this will setup Logical Volume Management. Or Installation type “Something Else” to create partitions manually. Please note these options are for advanced users.
Where are you?
This screen will feature a map of the Earth. Upon the selection of your current location, the time for the final system will adjust accordingly. You can try to guess your location with the mouse on the map, or just type the town in the designated field. Click the “Continue” button after you have selected your desired location…
Select your Keyboard layout.
Who are you?
On this screen, you must do exactly what the title says. Fill in the fields with your real name, the name of the computer (automatically generated, but can be overwritten), the name you want to use to log in on your Ubuntu OS (also known as the “username,” which will be required to log in to the system), and the password.
Also in this step, there’s an option called “Log in automatically.” If you check it, you will be automatically logged in to the Ubuntu desktop.
Another option, called “Encrypt my home folder,” will encrypt your Ubuntu installation. Click the “Continue” button to proceed.
One Account Setup
Ubuntu One login registration. Ubuntu One is cloud service offered by Ubuntu. You can register later also.
At this point, the Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) operating system will be installed.
That’s it. Installation Completed. Eject CD/DVD or USB stick and restart system.
At the login screen, just input your password and hit Enter to log in.
That’s it! Have fun using Ubuntu 13.10.