Fedora 16 “Verne” Install Guide with Screenshots

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 16 “Verne” (F16) using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 16 “Verne” Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org).

1. Before Fedora 16 “Verne” Installation

1.1 Download Fedora 16 LiveCD Image

Download Fedora 16 here.

Select your favorite Live CD (Gnome, KDE, LXDE, XFCE) and architecture i686 or x86_64. On this guide I use Fedora 16 Gnome Live CD and 64-bit version.

1.2 Burn Fedora 16 Image to CD or Create Live USB and Boot Computer Using Fedora 16 Installation Media

Remember to check Fedora 16 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 16 Installation Media.

2. Fedora 16 “Verne” Installation

2.1 Fedora 16 Boot Option Menu

Fedora 16 Boot Option Menu

2.2 Fedora 16 “Verne” Live Media Booting

Fedora 16 Booting

2.3 Start Fedora 16 Installation Click Install to Hard Drive

You find this from Gnome Menu or on Gnome Shell Activities and start typing install

2.4 Select Keyboard Layout

Fedora 16 Installer - Select Keyboard

2.5 Select Storage Device

Fedora 16 Installer - Select Storage Devices

2.6 Set Hostname

Fedora 16 Installer - Set Hostname

2.7 Select Timezone

Fedora 16 Installer - Select Timezone

2.8 Enter root Password

Select good and secure password for root user.
Fedora 16 Installer - Set root password

2.9 Select Installation Type

It’s good to create custom partition layout or at least review and modify partition layout.
Fedora 16 Installer - Select Installation Type

2.10 Select Storage Devices

Fedora 16 Installer - Select Storage Devices

2.11 Partition Layout

Use default or create custom partition layout:
Fedora 16 Installer - Modify Partition Layout

Modify partition:
Fedora 16 Installer - Modify Partition

Create new LVM logical volume:
Fedora 16 Installer - Create New LVM Logical Volume

Create /tmp LVM volume:
Fedora 16 Installer - Create tmp LVM Volume

Final partition layout example:
Fedora 16 Installer - Final Partition Layout Example

Finish partitioning with writing changes to disk:
Fedora 16 Installer - Write Changes to Disk

2.12 Configure Fedora 16 Bootloader (Grub 2)

Fedora 16 Installer - Install Boot Loader (Grub 2)

2.13 Installing Fedora 16 “Verne” on Hard Drive

Fedora 16 Installer - Installing Fedora on Hard Drive

2.14 Fedora 16 Installation Completed

Then simply reboot computer.
Fedora 16 Installer - Installation Complete

3. Finishing Fedora 16 Installation

3.1 Fedora 16 Boot Menu (Grub 2)

Fedora 16 Grub 2

3.2 Booting Fedora 16 “Verne”

Fedora 16 Booting

3.3 Fedora 16 Welcome Screen

Fedora 16 First Boot - Welcome Screen

3.4 Accept Fedora License

Fedora 16 First Boot - License Information

3.5 Setup date and time – Set NTP servers

Fedora 16 First Boot - Date and Time

Fedora 16 First Boot - Date and Time NTP setup

3.6 Create Fedora user

Fedora 16 First Boot - Create User

3.7 Send hardware profile or not

Fedora 16 First Boot - Send Hardware Profile or Not

3.8 Fedora 16 “Verne” login

Fedora 16 Login Screen

3.9 Fedora 16 “Verne” desktop screenshots

Gnome 3.2 Shell plain

Fedora 16 Gnome Shell 3.2 Plain

Gnome 3.2 Shell Activities

Fedora 16 Gnome Shell 3.2 Activities

Gnome 3.2 Shell Running Firefox System Info

Fedora 16 Gnome Shell 3.2 System Info

Gnome 3.2 Desktop on fallback mode

Fedora 16 Gnome 3.2 Desktop Fallback Mode

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