Linux ES3 Installation


Step 1

As you enter in the graphical mode installation this is this 1st screen you will come across.
Click ‘Next’ to continue installation.


Step 2

Choose the language you would like to use during this installation


Step 3

Select the appropriate keyboard attached to your system.


Step 4

Select the appropriate mouse attached to your system.


Step 5

This step contains the most vital part of installation. Select the ‘Manually partition with disk druid’ and click ‘Next’.


Step 6

The screen shot is taken from the system having a partition of 5114 MB.The logic of making is very simple .An example is given below with a disk size of 100 GB and RAM 1024 MB make your partitions accordingly.
Click ‘New’ to add a new partition.

Disk Size: 100 GB
Make a Directory ‘/’ with file system type ‘ext3’ and it should be alloted a size of 10 GB of the total disk space size i.e. 10 GB here. (10 GB irrespective of the disk size)
The remaining 90GB of the available space is divided as follow
•    Swap Partition : The size of this partition shoud be 2 times RAM, here
2 * 1024 = 2048 MB  equivalent to 2 GB
•    Home Partition : The Remaining space (88GB as per our example) should be allotted to /home.
You can also choose the option ‘fill to maximum allowable size in the ‘New’ tab while making the home partition in the third step.
10 GB to ‘/’.  (root partition)
2 GB to ‘Swap ‘. (Only select File System type as swap)
88 GB to /home.


After completing the partition making process the partition will appear. There is no ‘/home’ in the screenshot attached below the partition created here were used with different hard drive.

kindly follow the Partition pattern given in example above. The below screen shot is just for reference.
Click ‘Next’ to continue with installation.

Step 7

In this step one has select a boot loader but we recommend to use ‘GRUB’ so without changing any thing in this step click ‘Next’ to proceed.


Step 8

This steps deals with Network configuration. To configure the network device first select the device and then click ‘Edit’. In the Edit interface you can choose to have the IP and net mask information configured by DHCP or you can enter it manually. You can also choose to make the device active at boot time. In the ‘Set the Host Name’ check the ‘Manually’ option and enter a host name there. Configure the ‘Miscellaneous Settings’ accordingly. The screen shots of the activity are as



Step 9

Next you have to choose the firewall setting provided by Linux ES3. It is recommended that the option No Firewall is selected. Click ‘Next’.



Step 10

Select a language to use as the default language .The default language will be the language used on the system once installation is complete.


Step 11

Select the appropriate Time Zone and click ‘Next’. Please don’t check the System Clock uses the UTC Check box.


Step 12

Set Root Password to have the administrator rights. Click ‘Next’ to continue with installation. It is recommended to also preserve a hard copy in a secured location containing the password for the root user.


Step 13


Select the following packages. These packages are mandatory but you can also select other packages.
•    FTP Server.
•    Network Server.
•    Legacy Network Server.
•    DNS Name server.
•    Development Tools.
•    Legacy Software Development.
•    System Tools.

At the bottom of this Panel there is an option for Select Every Thing. Kindly select that



Step 14

Once you click ‘Next’, the installation program will begin writing the operating system to the hard drive. This process cannot be rollback so this is the last point to make sure that you have chosen the right settings for you .Once you are confident about the customization you did, click ‘Next’.


Below is the screen shot of installation process.



Step 15

In this step the setup will ask you for the Disc 2,3,4 accordingly .




In the end again it will prompt you to insert Disc 1 to finish installation.


Step 16

This is the concluding step of installation, do the graphical configuration according to the hardware that is attached to you system.

Do select the text mode as the default login type.

Clicking on ‘Next’ will give you installation complete note.


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