How to Install Linux Mageia 2 Gnome Steps on PC with Windows 8 Pre-Installed with Uefi Firmware and Disable Secure-Boot Step-by-Step Visual Guide

January 12, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Visual-Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Easy Installing a Mageia Linux 2 GNOME3 Desktop on a PC with Windows8 Pre-Installed/Uefi Firmware Disabling Win8 Secure Boot.

The First, Need Step Consists in Disabling the New Windows 8 Secure Boot that Impede the Boot from Installation Media CD/DVD.

The Initial Pre-Installation Step of Preparing the Installation Media CD/DVD for Installation is Skipped if You Need Consult the Online Documentation.

To the Post Bottom you Find also As a Bonus Link to How to Create an App Launcher on Mageia Linux Desktops.

Mageia Linux Magic-Penguin
  1. Windows 8 Disabling “Secure Boot” and Enable Boot from CD/DVD:

    Win8 CD/DVD Boot Setup
  2. Boot from Mageia Installation Media.

  3. Choose Language.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 1
  4. Accept License.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 2
  5. Set Timezone.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 3
  6. Set the NTP Server.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 4
  7. Set Date, Clock & Time-Zone.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 5
  8. Choose Keyboard Layout.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 6
  9. Start Installation Wizard.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 7
  10. How to Make a Custom Partitioning for Performance on Mageia.

    Custom Partitioning Visual-Guide
  11. Remove Unused Packages.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 9
  12. Wait Until System is Installed.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 91
  13. Set-Up Bootloader Installation.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 92
  14. Possibly Edit Boot Menu.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 93
  15. Set-Up Passwords & User.

    Installing Mageia 2 GNOME - 94
  16. Create a Mageia GNOME3 Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Mageia GNOME3 Launcher

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