How to Download and Install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish)

Download and install ubuntu 22.04 LTS; In this guide, i am going to show you how to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) step by step with screenshots.

How to Download and Install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish)

Follow the below given steps to download and install ubuntu 22.04:

  • Step 1 – Download Ubuntu 22.04 ISO File
  • Step 2 – Create Bootable Installation Media
  • Step 3 – Boot System with Bootable Installation Media
  • Step 4 – Choose Keyboard Layout
  • Step 5 – Prepare Installation
  • Step 6 – Choose Installation Type
  • Step 7 – Choose Your Preferred Location
  • Step 8 – Create User and Set Host name
  • Step 9 – Ubuntu 22.04 Installation Started
  • Step 10 – Login Screen after Ubuntu 22.04 Installation

Step 1 – Download Ubuntu 22.04 ISO File

Go to the following link to download Ubuntu 22.04 LTS iso file from the ubuntu official web portal; is as follows:

Step 2 – Create Bootable Installation Media

Once ISO file is downloaded to your system then burn it into a USB Stick and make it bootable.

To make a bootable USB drive, use the Startup Disk Creator tool:

1. In the Show Applications search dialog, type Startup Disk Creator.

If the tool is not installed, the Software Center offers the option to install it.

2. In the top pane, click Other. Browse and select the Ubuntu 22.04 .iso file.

3. In the bottom pane, select your USB drive.

4. Click Make Startup disk.

Step 3 – Boot System with Bootable Installation Media

Reboot the target system on which you want to install Ubuntu 22.04. Go to its bios settings and change the boot medium from hard disk to USB drive.

When the system boots up with bootable media, you will get the following screen.

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Try-Install-Ubuntu-22-04

Choose ‘Try or Install Ubuntu’ and hit enter.

In the next screen, click on ‘Install Ubuntu’

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Choose-Ubuntu-Option-during-installation-1024×614-1

Step 4 – Choose Keyboard Layout

Choose your preferred keyboard layout and then click on ‘continue’

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Keyboard-Layout-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

Step 5 – Prepare Installation

In this step, must choose the installation type. There two options, Normal and Minimal Installation. In Normal Installation, all GUI related applications will be installed whereas in minimal only basic apps will be installed.

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Installation-type-ubuntu-22-04-installation-1024×617

Normal installation is the recommended one to get better desktop experience. When you have internet connection during the installation and want to install all updates & third-party graphics software and wifi drivers and additional media formats then you can choose both the options else keep them as untick.

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Other-Options-during-ubuntu-22-0installation

Click on ‘Continue’ to proceed further

Step 6 – Choose Installation Type

Now, will be prompted to choose the installation type. Here installation type means the partitioning scheme.

Following are two installation type:

  • Erase Disk and Install Ubuntu – It will erase the entire disk and will create the partitions automatically.
  • Something else – To create own customize partition scheme then choose ‘Something else’.

If you are new to Ubuntu Linux, then it is recommended to go with first option. In this guide, I will demonstrate how to create custom partition scheme via something else option.

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Other-Options-during-ubuntu-22-0installation

Click on ‘Continue’ and then you will get following screen,

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Default-Installation-Type-Info-Ubuntu-22-04

As you can see and have 40 GB disk space for Ubuntu 22.04 Installation. You are going to create following partitions on it.

  • /boot       –    2 GB (ext4 file system)
  •  /home    –    26 GB (xfs file system)
  • /               –     10 GB (xfs file system)
  • Swap       –     2 GB (xfs file system)

To start creating partition, first create an empty partition table.

Select the Device –> Click on ‘New Partition Table’

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create-empty-partition-table-ubuntu-22-04-installation

Click on Continue,

Now Create our first partition as /boot of size 2 GB. Select the Free Space –> Click on + symbol

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Boot-Partition-Creation-During-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

Click on OK.

Similarly Create /home and / partition of size 26 GB & 10 GB respectively.

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home-partition-creation-during-ubuntu-22-04-installattion
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Slash-root-partition-creation-ubuntu-22-04

Click on ‘OK’

Finally create our last partition as swap of size 2 GB.

Swap-Partition-Creation-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation
Swap-Partition-Creation-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

Click on Ok to finish the partition creation.

Note : If you are using GPT disk then you must create EFI partition of size between 100 – 250 MB and reserved bios boot area of at least 1MB.

EFI-Partition-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation
EFI-Partition-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation
Reserved-Bios-boot-area-ubuntu-22-04-installation
Reserved-Bios-boot-area-ubuntu-22-04-installation

Once you are done with partition scheme, click on ‘Install Now’ option in following screen to further proceed with installation

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Choose-Install-Now-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

In the next screen, choose ‘Continue’ to write changes to the disk.

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Write-Changes-disk-ubuntu-22-04-installation

Step 7 – Choose Your Preferred Location

Select the location as per your current region, it will configure time zone accordingly.

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Write-Changes-disk-ubuntu-22-04-installation

Step 8 – Create User and Set Host name

In this step, specify the local username and its password. And you would be using this user after OS installation. Also specify the host name of your system.

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Create-User-Set-Host-Name-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation-768x576_LI

Click on Continue to proceed further with installation

Step 9 – Ubuntu 22.04 Installation Started

As see in the following window, installation has started, and it is in progress.

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Ubuntu22-04-Installation-Progress

Once the installation is completed, you will be prompted to reboot the system.

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Restart-System-After-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

Click on ‘Restart Now’ to reboot the system. Also don’t forget to change boot medium from USB to hard disk from bios settings.

Step 10 – Login Screen after Ubuntu 22.04 Installation

When the system boots up after reboot, you will get the following login screen.

Login-Screen-After-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation
Login-Screen-After-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

Use the same user’s credentials that you have created during the installation and hit enter,

About-System-Info-After-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation
About-System-Info-After-Ubuntu-22-04-Installation

Conclusion

Download and install ubuntu 22.04; Through this tutorial, i have shown to you how to download and install ubuntu 22.04. Try to explore new features of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and have fun 😊.

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