How-to Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Alongside Windows 8

January 24th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installin Mint 18.1 Serena on a Windows 8 PC




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step and Visually How-to Install Mint 18.1 Serena LTS GNU/Linux Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop on a Microsoft Windows 8 Computer.

From Mint 17 Qiana the Installer is able to Manage a Windows PC Partitioning on the Fly, so Now is Easier than ever to Put Mint On Top of a Windows PCs!

The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a Modern, Elegant and Comfortable operating system which is both Powerful and Easy to use.

The 64-bit Mint ISO is Recommend for all modern computers (Almost all computers sold in the last 10 years are equipped with 64-bit processors).

Linux Mint 18.1 Serena New Features at a glance:

  • Cinnamon 3.2+
  • Mate 1.16+
  • New ScreenSaver
  • Better look and feel
  • Improved hardware support
Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Featured
  1. Download & Burn Mint 18.1 Serena Mate

    Get Mint 18 Mate 32/64bit ISO



  2. How-to Disable Secure Boot and Booting with Mint:

    Win8 CD/DVD/USB Boot Setup
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click on Desktop Icon to Start Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Installer

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Start Installation
  4. Check Box for the 3rd Party Software Installation
    It Includes also the Wi-fi drivers…

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - 3rd Party Software Installation
  5. Take the Default “Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8″

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena on Top of Windows 8 - Installing Linux Mint alongside Windows 8
  6. 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
  7. Select Installation Language on Welcome Screen

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  8. Formatting Linux Mint Partition

    The Best Choice is to Make a LVM Partitioning Group

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Formatting with LVM SetUp
  9. Set the Time-Zone

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Set Time-Zone
  10. Set the Keyboard Layout

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Set Keyboard Layout
  11. SetUp a Regular User

    Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Installation - User SetUp
  12. Installing Linux Mint 18.1 Serena

    Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Installing
  13. Reboot the Linux Mint 18.1 Serena VM

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Success and Reboot
  14. Use the Password to Login

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Login
  15. Enjoy Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Desktop ;)

    Install Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Mate Alongside Windows 8 - Desktop



  16. Mint Linux Quick-Start Guides

    Mint Quick-Start
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