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

2.2 Fedora 16 “Verne” Live Media 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

2.5 Select Storage Device

2.6 Set Hostname

2.7 Select Timezone

2.8 Enter root Password

Select good and secure password for root user.

2.9 Select Installation Type

It’s good to create custom partition layout or at least review and modify partition layout.

2.10 Select Storage Devices

2.11 Partition Layout

Use default or create custom partition layout:

Modify partition:

Create new LVM logical volume:

Create /tmp LVM volume:

Final partition layout example:

Finish partitioning with writing changes to disk:

2.12 Configure Fedora 16 Bootloader (Grub 2)

2.13 Installing Fedora 16 “Verne” on Hard Drive

2.14 Fedora 16 Installation Completed

Then simply reboot computer.

3. Finishing Fedora 16 Installation

3.1 Fedora 16 Boot Menu (Grub 2)

3.2 Booting Fedora 16 “Verne”

3.3 Fedora 16 Welcome Screen

3.4 Accept Fedora License

3.5 Setup date and time – Set NTP servers

3.6 Create Fedora user

3.7 Send hardware profile or not

3.8 Fedora 16 “Verne” login

3.9 Fedora 16 “Verne” desktop screenshots

Gnome 3.2 Shell plain

Gnome 3.2 Shell Activities

Gnome 3.2 Shell Running Firefox System Info

Gnome 3.2 Desktop on fallback mode

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