How-to Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate LTS on Top of Windows 8 Easy Visual-Guide

February 25th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32/64bit on Top of Windows 8



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate i386/amd64 Alongside Windows 8 also on a PC with Uefi and Secure Boot Barrier Pre-Installed.

You Just Need Only some 10Gb+ of Free Space on Your Computer or on an External Drive and a Free Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Media to Launch on PC and the Task is Easily Achieved! :)

Before Installing Linux Mint it is Strongly Recommended to Test if your System meet the Minimum Hard Requirements simply by trying to see if it’s Able to Run the Mint Live OS.

Inside the Guide Link to How-to Prepare or Burn the Linux Mint Installation Media but if You Need then Consult the Online Linux Mint Documentation.

Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca it’s Fantastic because You Do Not Need to worry about Disk Partitioning to Get Installed Linux Alongside Windows 8!

More than this You Do Not have to Worry about How-to Setup a Windows/Linux Dual-Boot because with Linux Mint it’s All Done :)

Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Featured
  1. How-to Download & Burn Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate:

    Preparing Mint Rebecca 17.1 Media
  2. Win8 How-to Disable Secure Boot and Enable Booting from CD/DVD:

    Win8 CD/DVD Boot Setup
  3. Boot with the Linux Mint Installation Media

  4. Right-Click on Icon to Start Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Installation

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Start Installation
  5. Select Installation Language on Welcome Screen

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  6. Take the Default “Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8″

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Installing Linux Mint alongside Windows 8
  7. Resizing Win8/Mint Partitions
    To Install on an External Drive Select it from the Drop-Down on Top…
    If You Install on the Windows Driver then Drag to Resize Partitions
    Some 30-40Gb of Space for Linux Mint should be Fine to Getting-Started.

    Getting-Started with Linux Mint 17.1 Mate LTS on Windows 8 - Resizing Partitions
  8. Set the Time-Zone

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Set Time-Zone
  9. Set the Keyboard Layout

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Set Keyboard Layout
  10. SetUp a Regular User

    Take Note of the Password!

    Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Installation - User SetUp
  11. Installing Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca

    Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Installing
  12. Reboot Into Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Desktop!

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on Top of Windows 8 - Success and Reboot
  13. On Grub Boot Screen You Can Choose to Boot Mint or Windows 8 :)

    Select by the Keyboard Up/Down Arrows

    Installing Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Desktop on Windows 8 - Grub Splash Screen
  14. Login into Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca with Your User Password

    Installing Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Cinnamon Desktop on Windows 8 - Grub Splash Screen

Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Desktop

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