Install Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS on a PC with existing windows 10 and linux

This tutorial will show you the simple steps of installing a modern Linux Distribution – Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS. Here we present the more advanced setup installation, when you have already had installed operating systems, so this installation will add Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to our two existing ones – Microsoft Windows 10 Professional and Fedora Workstation 28. So we have 3 hard disks – one is NVME, the other two are SSDs and we want to install our Ubuntu 18.04 to the first disk – “sda” in this case. Our first SSD has two partitions, which we will remove and make new disk layout for the Ubuntu installation with three partitions.
Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS comes with the following software:

  • Xorg X server – 1.19.6
  • GNOME (the GUI) – 3.28.1
  • linux kernel – 4.15.0
  • linux-firmware – 1.173
  • QT – 5.9.5
  • libc – 2.27
  • gnu gcc – 7.3.0
  • coreutils – 8.28
  • python2.7 (default) – 2.7.15
  • python3 – 3.6.5
  • perl – 5.26.1
  • apt – 1.6.1
  • cups – 2.2.7

We used the following ISO for the installation process – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):

http://releases.ubuntu.com/18.04/ubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso

It is a LIVE image so you can try it before installing. The easiest way is just to download the image and burn it to a DVD disk and then follow the installation below:

STEP 1) Change to “Install Ubuntu” and hit enter.

To install Ubuntu from your DVD or USB you must boot from it, so change your BIOS accordingly – first boot devide should be the DVD or USB drive with Ubunto installation. If you do it successfully you would see the screenshot below.

main menu
Install Ubuntu grub option

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Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a PC with existing windows 10 and linux

This tutorial will show you the simple steps of installing a modern Linux Distribution – Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS (in fact the version presented here is 16.04.4 Desktop LTS). Here we present the more advanced setup installation, when you have already had installed operating systems, so this installation will add Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to our two existing ones – Microsoft Windows 10 Professional and Ubuntu 17.10. So we have 4 disks – one is NVME, the other three are SSDs and we want to install our Ubuntu 16.04 to the third disk – “sdc” in this case. Our third SSD do not have partitions or any data, so we can use the whole device.
Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS comes with the following software:

  • Xorg X server – 1.19.5
  • unity (the GUI) – 7.4.5
  • linux kernel – 4.13.0
  • linux-firmware – 1.157.17
  • QT – 5.5.1
  • libc – 2.23
  • gnu gcc – 5.4.0
  • coreutils – 8.25
  • python2.7 (default) – 2.7.12
  • python3 – 3.5.1
  • perl – 5.22.1
  • compiz – 0.9.12.3
  • apt – 1.2.25
  • cups – 2.1.3

We used the following ISO for the installation process – Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS (Xenial Xerus):

http://releases.ubuntu.com/16.04/ubuntu-16.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso

It is a LIVE image so you can try it before installing. The easiest way is just to download the image and burn it to a DVD disk and then follow the installation below:

STEP 1) Change to “Install Ubuntu” and hit enter.

To install Ubuntu from your DVD or USB you must boot from it, so change your BIOS accordingly – first boot devide should be the DVD or USB drive with Ubunto installation. If you do it successfully you would see the screenshot below.

main menu
Install Ubuntu grub option

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