Fedora 15 Lovelock Install Guide with Screenshots

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 15 Lovelock using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 15 Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org).

Note this installation is done on Gnome 3 fallback mode and Gnome shell looks little different. Here is also some Gnome 3 with Shell screenshots.

1. Before Fedora 15 Installation

1.1 Download Fedora 15 LiveCD Image

Download Fedora 15 here.

Select your favorite Live CD (Gnome, KDE, LXDE, XFCE) and architecture i686 or x86_64. On this guide I use Fedora 15 Gnome Live CD and 64-bit version.

1.2 Burn Fedora 15 Image to CD or Create Live USB and Boot Computer Using Fedora 15 Installation Media

Remember to check Fedora 15 image MD5 sum and then burn image to CD with your favorite CD burner or create LiveUSB example with liveusb-creator. And boot computer using Fedora 15 Installation Media.

2. Fedora 15 Installation

2.1 Fedora 15 Grub

Fedora 15 (F15) Grub

2.2 Fedora 15 Lovelock Live Media Booting

Fedora 15 (F15) Booting

2.3 Start Fedora 15 Installation Click Install to Hard Drive

Fedora 15 (F15) Install to hard drive

2.4 Select Keyboard Layout

Fedora 15 (F15) Select keyboard

2.5 Select Storage Device

Fedora 15 (F15) Select devices

2.6 Set Hostname

Fedora 15 (F15) Set computer hostname

2.7 Select Timezone

Fedora 15 (F15) Select time zone

2.8 Enter root Password

Select good and secure password for root user.
Fedora 15 (F15) Enter root password

2.9 Select Installation Type

It’s good to create custom partition layout or at least review and modify partition layout.
Fedora 15 (F15) Select installation type

2.10 Partition Layout

Modify partition layout here as you wish. I leave Windows partition sdb1 untouched, because I’m setting up Windows and Linux dual boot. And create LVM group for Fedora 15 partitions:
Fedora 15 (F15) Check partitions

Confirm partition setup and write changes to disc:
Fedora 15 (F15) Write changes to disk

2.11 Configure Fedora 15 Bootloader

Fedora 15 (F15) Configure bootloader (grub)

2.12 Installing Fedora 15

Fedora 15 (F15) Installing Fedora to disk

2.13 Installation Completed

Then simply reboot computer.
Fedora 15 (F15) Installation complete

3. Finishing Fedora 15 Installation

3.1 Booting Fedora 15

Fedora 15 (F15) Booting

3.2 Fedora 15 welcome screen

Fedora 15 (F15) Welcome screen

3.3. Accept Fedora License

Fedora 15 (F15) Accept License

3.4 Create Fedora user

Fedora 15 (F15) Create user

3.5 Setup date and time – Set NTP servers

Fedora 15 (F15) Date and time settings

3.6 Send hardware profile or not

Fedora 15 (F15) Hardware profile

3.7 Fedora 15 login

Fedora 15 (F15) Login-screen

3.8 Fedora 15 desktop screenshots

Gnome 3 Shell plain

Fedora 15 Gnome Shell plain

Gnome 3 Shell Activities

Fedora 15 Gnome Shell activities

Gnome 3 Shell Activities Firefox running

Fedora 15 Gnome Shell Activities Firefox running

Gnome 3 Desktop on fallback mode

Fedora 15 (F15) Desktop

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