Ubuntu Server is a easy Server OS to install. This guide will show you how to install Ubuntu Server with a GUI. This will show you how do a basic installation, You will have to install the modules that you want based on its role.


Step 1: Boot the ISO

1a You will have to download the ISO from http://www.ubuntu.com/server. and burn it to a CD.
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1b After it is Burnt, Insert the disc and reboot your computer. ( Adjustment of your BIOS Boot Order may be in order)


1c Select your language and press enter
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2d Next select Install Ubuntu Server 
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Step 3: Start installing the OS


3a Select your Language
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3b Choose your Territory
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3c Keyboard Setup
     Select No
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      Next Select keyboard 
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     Next select USA
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3d  Wait a Minute, after a second you will get a asked to enter a Host Name.
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Step 4: Partitions

4a After the Clock setup, You will get this screen. Press Enter.
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4b Select your Partion and press enter.
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4c Select Yes and continue
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4d Next hit Enter
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4e Select Yes to write changes to the Disk


Step 5: Wait for the OS to install

5a Wait

5b Enter your Username 
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5c Press Enter
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5d Enter your Password or Passphrase
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5e Verify password

5f Press Yes to the Encrypt Home prompt
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5g Leave the Proxy Info prompt blank and press Enter 
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Step 6:

6a Let APT configure

6b Select Install Security Updates Automatically
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6c Select Software for server (More can be installed)
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6e Wait for Software to Install and thank the Ubuntu Gods that you do not have to do it manually

6f Select Yes to install GRUB
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6g More Waiting

6h Remove the CD and Press Enter Here
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Step 7: Install GUI


7a After Reboot and enter username and password


7b Install GUI with these following command:
                     sudo apt-get update
                     sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
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This will take some time to download and install. All and all very easy, especially for a Linux Distro.
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This is a complete installation of Ubuntu Server 10.04 with a GUI. Have Fun... More Ubuntu to come!
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