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How to Install Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step by Step?
Before you start installing Linux Mint, you need to download the installation image file from the official site. When you visit the website to download Linux Mint, you will find 3 different versions.
These are Linux Mint versions;
Cinnamon : The most advanced and full-featured desktop environment
MATE : A more stable and faster desktop environment
Xfce : The lightweight and most stable desktop environment
It is the most used and preferred “Cinnamon desktop environment” from Linux Mint’s desktop environments. A common feature of Linux Mint versions is Kernel.
The current version of Linux Mint is 19.1 Tessa. Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa has both 32-Bit and 64-Bit architecture. Linux Mint 19.1 will be supported until 2023.
Linux Mint 19.1 Features
Linux Mint 19.1 has many new features and improvements. Linux Mint 19.1 features include;
The main improvements of Linux Mint 19.1 are Cinnamon 4.0, Linux Kernel 4.15 and Ubuntu 18.04.
In our previous articles, we have installed Linux Mint using VMware and VirtualBoxvirtualization programs. You can find our articles in the links below;
Follow the steps below to install Linux Mint step by step.
To download Linux Mint 19.1 ISO, after viewing the Linux Mint website, click Download, and then select the current version of Linux Mint you want to download.
To start downloading, you can select the server closest to you from the links in the Download Mirrors section.
After downloading the Linux Mint ISO file to your computer, prepare a bootable USB flash drive using the Rufus program. After burning Linux Mint 19.1 ISO file to USB memory, insert USB memory into your PC or Laptop computer.
Find the Boot Device setting in the BIOS settings of your computer and save the settings after selecting your USB memory as the first boot device.
After your computer restarts, you will see the Linux Mint Boot screen. Go to the Boot menu quickly by pressing Enter as in the image below.
On the “Welcome to Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon 64-bit” screen, press the Enter button on the Start Linux Mint option.
Opening Linux Mint 19.1…
After you open Linux Mint 19.1 on your computer, you can test it or start the installation immediately. Double-click Install Linux Mint to start the installation.
Select your system language for Linux Mint and click Continue.
In the Keyboard Layout window, select the keyboard layout and keyboard language you want to use and click Continue.
The Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon desktop environment includes many Multimedia tools. If you want to download and install 3rd party software, check the “Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware, Flash, MP3 and other media” option and click Continue.
To install a clean Linux Mint on your computer, select Erase disk and install Linux Mint and click Install Now.
What is “Encrypt the new Linux Mint installation for security”?
Answer: If you select this option and continue with the installation, you will encrypt the entire disk for security. With this option, you need to set a strong password that you can remember when you want to continue. If you are new to Linux, please note that this option may cause problems with some NVIDIAdrivers.
Click the Continue button to allow changes to the disk.
Continue by selecting the region where you live.
After creating your user name and password for the Linux Mint account, enter your computer name. Click Continue button to continue the Linux Mint installation steps.
Wait while installing Linux Mint. This will be completed in about 10 minutes, depending on the features of your computer.
After the installation of Linux Mint 19.1, click Restart Now button to restart your computer.
After restarting your PC, if you see a warning as shown in the image below, remove your USB installation media and press Enter.
Opening Linux Mint…
You have successfully installed Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa!
You can check the version of the system you have installed by opening System Info.
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