This guide will describes the basic steps of installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 from beginning to end. As already we know, Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with codenamed “Trusty Tahr” is the newest version operating system for server released by canonical on April 17 2014.
Come with LTS version Ubuntu Server 14.04 will be supported for 5 years by canonical, it also includes few apps such as ( OpenStack 2014.1, Puppet 3, Xen 4.4, Ceph 0.79, Qemu 2.0.0, Open vSwitch 2.0.1, Libvirt 1.2.2, LXC 1.0, MAAS 1.5, Juju 1.18.1, strongSwan, MySQL, Apache 2.4, PHP 5.5) that easily to deploy and orchestrate services in the cloud.
More detail about Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS you can found the full release notes at here.
Step by Step Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty Tahr
Step 1. First, Download ubuntu server 14.04 lts from ubuntu official site or click the following link to download the Ubuntu Server:
Step 2. After downloaded, burn ISO image of ubuntu server 14.04 into cd or usb flash disk. Set your computer booting from usb flash disk or cd/dvd. the system will boot (start) from the cd/dvd or USB flash drive and it appears.
Select what language you would like to install. I am going to use English language
Step 3. Select Install Ubuntu Server
Step 4. Select language that used for the installation process, default English
Step 5. Select location that will used for time zone and also for example to help select the system locale
Step 6. Configure keyboard layout
Step 8. Select country of origin for the keyboard. I am going to use English (US).
Step 9. Select the layout matching the keyboard for your machine. Default English
Step 10. Auto configure network
Step 11. Set Up users and password : Enter full name or real name for the new user, then select <Continue>
Step 12. Set Up users and password : Enter name for your account, then select <Continue>
Step 13. Set Up users and password : Enter password for the new user
Step 14. Set Up users and password : Re-enter password for the new user
Step 15. Set Up users and password : Answer <Yes> if you want to encrypt home directory. I recommend answer <No> because if your hard driver ever gets corrupted and you need to retrieve information it will be much easier to access it.
Step 16. Select your time zone
Step 17. Partitioning Disks: In this case i will used partitioning methode LVM
Step 17. Partitioning Disks: Select Disk to partition
Step 18. Partitioning Disks: Answer <Yes> to write the change to disk and configure LVM
Step 19. Partitioning Disks: Assign the size/amount of volume group to use for guided patitioning.
Step 20. Partitioning Disks: Answer <Yes> to Write all the change to disk
Step 21. Installing the System..
Step 22. Configure HTTP Proxy: Select <Continue> unless you are using a proxy, in this case we are not.
Step 23. Configure Taskel: Select No automatic updates
Step 24. Software Selection: Select [*] OpenSSH Server by pressing space key on keyboard, then select continue
Step 24. Installing all Software.
Step 25. Answer to Install the GRUB boot loader on a hardisk
Step 25. Installation is Complete, Select <Continue>
Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty Tahr ready to use..