Ubuntu Server 13.10 Saucy Salamander Installation Guide

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Ubuntu Server 13.10 released few month ago come with many feature and bug fix. It includes the Havana release of OpenStack, alongside deployment and management tools that save devops teams time when deploying distributed applications – whether on private clouds, public clouds, x86 or ARM servers, or on developer laptops. Several key server technologies, from MAAS to Ceph, have been updated to new upstream versions with a variety of new features.

This guide will shown you how to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 Saucy Salamander. The installation process takes around 20 minute.

Ubuntu Server 13.10 Minimum Requirements

  • 300Mhz CPU
  • 128MB RAM
  • 700MB disk base system installation (including Full Install base system: 1.4GB)
  • Ethernet network card 1
  • Monitor and keyboard, after installed it can remotely manage by using SSH or using web based interface such as webmin

Step by step Installing Ubuntu Server 13.10

First Download  ISO image installation from here . create the CD from the ISO image or you can generate a bootable USB to start the installation.
When you boot chose the language, in this case English and pressed Enter
Ubuntu Server 13.10 : Selecting Language
Select Install Ubuntu Server.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Select Install Ubuntu Server
Select your language again, this language for the installation process and installed system.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: select language
Select Country, Territory or Area
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Select your language
Detecting and Configure the keyboard layout
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Configure the keyboard Ubuntu Server 13.10 : select the layout of keyboard varies per country Ubuntu Server 13.10: select the layout matching the keyboard
Enter the hosname for ubuntu server
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Entering the hostname
Let’s create a user. Enter a real or descriptive name.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Create full name for the new user
Enter Username for your Account. This username will be used to login to the server.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Create username for new account
Enter password for this username.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Input a password for the new user Ubuntu Server 13.10: Re-enter password to verify Ubuntu Server 13.10: config your home directory
Configure Time Zone. If you are connected to the internet, the time zone will be automatically detected, otherwise you will have to choose it from a list. Choose Yes  to continue.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Select time zone
Partition disk, this case I use LVM Partition Method. If you choose manual partition, you can read here
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Partitioning disk Ubuntu Server 13.10: Select Disk to Partition Ubuntu Server 13.10: Amount of Volume Group to Use for Guided Partitioning Ubuntu Server 13.10: Confirm, write the change to disk and configure LVM
Write all the changes to harddisk, the partitions are going to be formatted.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Partiton table
The process of installing the system starts.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Progress Instaling System
Configure HTTP proxy if you have one, otherwise leave blank and press enter to continue.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Configure Proxy
Choose No automatic updates and continue.
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Configuring Taskel

It is up to you which software you would like installed on your server. this case I choose OpenSHH for for remotely controlling, or transferring files between computers. You can choose none and continue to install them later.

Press space to check/uncheck and tab to switch to Continue.

Ubuntu Server 13.10: Installing Software
Installing GRUB Boot Loader
Ubuntu Server 13.10: Installing GRUB
Answer Yes, to installing GRUB Boot loader on your hard drive.
Ubuntu Server 13.10 Confirm, Install GRUB Boot Loader into Hadrdisk
Use the username and password you choose earlier to login.
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Congratulations! You ubuntu server 13.10 is server is up and ready to use.

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