How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

How To Install Linux Mint 18 Sarah - Cinnamon

How To Install Linux Mint 18 Sarah – Cinnamon

Today, I’m going to show you, Installation of Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon. First of all,we’ve to Download the Linux Mint 18 ISO image. Linux Mint 18 is a freely available OS that is based on Linux system. You can download the Linux Mint 18 ISO from its website. please go to link and download ISO.

https://linuxmint.com/download.php

System Requirements:

Linux Mint 18 recommended and minimum System requirements as listed below.

RAM: 1 GB.

Storage: 20 GB.

Bootable Device: DVD-ROM/Flash Drive.

Follow the Below Steps to Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon:

Boot the bootable flash drive into the computer and boot it. After some time the Linux Mint 18 window appears here, just press Enter to avoid automatic boot. You’re about to manually do it.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" - Cinnamon

Installation Start – Install Linux Mint 18

Now the Linux Mint 18 Welcome Screen will appear in the Start Linux mint and press ENTER.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Select Installation Type – Install Linux Mint 18

You can now see the Linux Mint Installation being loaded.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Installation Loading – Install Linux Mint 18

Now that you want to start the Linux Mint installation, first open it by clicking on the Install Linux Mint DVD-ROM icon.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Open Install Linux Mint 18

Select the language you like and click Continue.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Select Language – Install Linux Mint 18

If you want to install third-party software, then you can tick the following options. i.e. Install third-party software graphic and Wi-Fi hardware, Flash, MP3 and other media. I do not want to install third-party software, click on Draft Continue.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Preparing to Install Linux Mint 18

We are going to partition the storage for the Linux Mint 18 operating system. Here you will find the following options for creating partitions.

»Erase disk and install Linux Mint.

»Encrypt the new Linux mint installation for security.

»Use LVM with the new Mint installation.

»Something else.

Here I want to manually create a partition, so I will select something else and click on Continue.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Installation Type – Install Linux Mint 18

To create partitions, select the hard disk and click on Install Now.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Select Disk and Create Partition – Install Linux Mint 18

Here, the confirmation popup is considered that ‘you have selected an entire device to partition. If you want to create a new partition table on the device, then all current partitions will be removed.’ I want to create partitions so that I click on Continue.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Continue Partition Creation – Install Linux Mint 18

Now we are going to create hard disk partitions. Select the free space for this and click the plus sign “+” to create a partition. We are going to create 2 such Partition. Creating ROOT and Swap Partition

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Create First New Partition

Clicking on the “+” icon will open an ‘Create Partition’ window. Now type the parameters as per the snapshot given below and click ok.

Size: Set apposite size

Type for the new partition: Primary

Location for the new partition: Beginning of this space

Use as: Ext4 journaling file system

Mount point : /
How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Create Root Partition

We first created the root partition. Also, select the free space that was left for another swap partition and click on “+”

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Create Second New Partition

To create a swap partition, enter the parameters as the following screen and click “OK“.

Size: Set left size

Type for the new partition: Primary

Location for the new partition: Beginning of this space

Use as:swap area
How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Create Swap Partition

You can see that both the partitions have been created. Click on install to continue with the Linux Mint installation process.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Click on Install Now

Click Continue to Write disk changes as per the following conformation popups.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Confirm Write Changes To Disk – Install Linux Mint 18

According to the next snapshot, select your country in your location and then click Continue

How To Install Linux Mint 18 Sarah - Cinnamon

Select Timezone – Install Linux Mint 18

Now select the language for your keyboard and click on Continue. I have selected the English US language for my keyboard.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Default Keyboard Layout – Install Linux Mint 18

Now it’s time to set up an account in the Linux mint 18 system. In this, set your full name, computer name, a system user name and strong password, then click on “Continue“.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Create New User Account – Install Linux Mint 18

Now the installation process for Linux Mint 18 has started. Linux Mint 18.2 Installation Files are copied and installed in root partition.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Copying Installation Files – Install Linux Mint 18


Also Read-

»How to Install Debian 9 Stretch Step by Step With Snapshots

»How to Step By Step Install CentOS 7

»How to Install Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS


After the installation process, click “Restart Now”. Now you can remove the bootable USB / DVD you have installed.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Restart System to Complete Install Linux Mint 18

Now login with the password you set.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Login Window – Install Linux Mint 18

In this way you have just successfully install Linux Mint 18.

How To Install Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” – Cinnamon

Successful Install Linux Mint 18 System

I’m sure that you understand the Linux Mint installation process. If you find this article useful, comment in the comment box below and share this article with others.

Mangesh Dhulap

This is Mangesh Dhulap the Founder and Editor of IT SMART TRICKS have 6+ years of Industrial Experience. We expect from our visitors to like, share, and comment on our posts.

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *