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Fedora 28 (F28) Installation

This article provides a pictorial guide for performing a basic installation of Fedora 28 (F28).

Basic Installation

  1. Boot from the DVD. Use the up arrow to pick the "Start Fedora-WorkStation-Live 28" option and hit the return key.

    Boot

  2. Click the "Install to Hard Drive" option.

    Install to Hard Drive

  3. Select the appropriate language, then click the "Continue" button.

    Language

  4. You are presented with the "Installation Summary" screen. You must complete any marked items before you can continue with the installation. Depending on your requirements, you may also want to alter the default settings by clicking on the relevant links.

    Installation Summary

    Click the "Installation Destination" link.

  5. If you are happy to use automatic partitioning of the whole disk, click the "Done" button to return to the previous screen.

    Installation Destination

    If you want to modify the partitioning configuration, select the "Custom" option and click the "Done" button to work through the partitioning screens.

  6. Once you have completed your alterations to the default configuration, click the "Begin Installation" button.

    Installation Summary

  7. Wait for the installation to complete. When prompted, click the "Quit" button, then reboot the Live DVD session.

    Configuration

  8. Click the "Next" button.

    Welcome

  9. Select the security options and click the "Next" button.

    Security

  10. Click the "Skip" button.

    Online Accounts

  11. Enter the user details and click the "Next" button.

    Username

  12. Enter the password and click the "Next" button.

    Password

  13. Click the "Start Using Fedora" button, then reboot to use the hard drive installation, rather than the live CD.

    Start Using Fedora

  14. Click the user name to log in as.

    Login Username

  15. Enter the password and click the "Sign In" button.

    Login Password

  16. Close the "Getting Started" screen.

    Getting Started

  17. You are now presented with the console screen.

    Console

  18. If chose to do a minimal installation and you now want a GUI desktop, log in and issue the following commands from the console to install the desktop packages and reboot.

    # dnf update -y
    # dnf groupinstall "MATE Desktop" -y
    # dnf install gdm -y
    # systemctl enable gdm 
    # systemctl set-default graphical.target
    # reboot

Network Configuration

The specific instructions will vary a little, depending on the window manager you have installed.

SELinux

Firewall

You can install and configure it later if you wish.

SSH

For more information see:

Hope this helps. Regards Tim...

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