In this article, we will examine how to setup and configure the Mint system on a desktop or laptop.
How to Install Linux Mint 19.2
To install a clean Linux Mint on a PC, first, download the ISO file from here.
After downloading the ISO file, make sure to verify Linux ISO. Because an incorrect ISO file will cause errors.
Follow the steps below to install Mint step by step.
To download the ISO, click the Download section after viewing the Mint website and then select the current version you want to download.
To start the download process, you can select the server closest to you from the links in the Download Mirrors section.
After downloading the image file to your computer, prepare a Bootable USB memory using the Rufus program. After printing the ISO file to the USB memory, insert the USB memory into your computer.
Locate the Boot Device setting in your computer’s BIOS settings and save your settings after selecting your USB stick as the first boot device.
After your computer restarts, you will see the Boot screen as follows. In the following image, press the Enter key to quickly go to the Boot menu.
Welcome to Linux Mint On the Cinnamon 64-bit screen, press the Enter key on the Start Linux Mint option.
Wait while the system starts up …
Once the system is turned on, you can either test it or start the installation immediately. Double-click Install Linux Mint to start the installation.
Select the Linux system language you want to use and click Continue.
Select the keyboard layout and language you want to use in the Keyboard Layout window, then click Continue.
The cinnamon desktop environment includes many multimedia tools. If you want to download and install 3rd party software, select Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware, Flash, MP3, and other media, and then click Continue.
To install a clean Mint on your computer, select Erase Disk and Install Mint.
What is Encrypt the new Mint installation for security?
Answer: If you select this option and continue the installation, you will encrypt the entire disk for security. If you want to continue with this option, you need to set a strong password that you can remember. If you are a newcomer to Linux, please note that this option may cause problems with some NVIDIA drivers.
Click Continue to allow changes to the disk.
Continue by selecting the region where you live.
After creating your user name and password for your system, type your computer name as well. Click Continue to continue the installation steps.
Wait while configuring the Mint system. This process will take approximately 10 minutes, depending on your computer’s specifications.
After the installation is complete, click Restart Now to restart your computer.
After your PC restarts, if you see a warning like an image below, remove your USB installation media and press Enter.
Opening the Mint system …
After the installation completed smoothly, you will see the welcome screen below on the desktop.
You can check the version of the system you have installed by opening System Info.
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