How to Install Linux Mint 19 Alongside Windows 8 Easy Visual Guide

September 10, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Mint 19 on Top of Windows 8

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step and Visually How-to Install Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa LTS Alongside Microsoft Windows 8.

And this Linux Mint 19 Alongside Windows 8 Installation Guide for Beginners will let you to Getting-Started Easily with GNU/Linux on a PC!

Futhermore, 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!

Again the 64-bit Mint ISO is Recommend for all modern computers (Almost all computers sold in the last 8 years are equipped with 64-bit processors).

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

How-to Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Featured
  1. Download Mint 19 Cinnamon Release

    Mint 19 Cinnamon 32/64-bit 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 19 Installer

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Start Installation
  4. Check Box for the 3rd Party Software Installation
    It Includes also the Wi-fi drivers…

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - 3rd Party Software Installation
  5. Select Installation Language on Welcome Screen

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  6. Set the Keyboard Layout

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Set Keyboard Layout
  7. 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
  8. 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

    Then Click on Install Now.
    Confirm to Start the Installation.

  9. Choose the Time-Zone

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Set Time-Zone
  10. SetUp a Regular User

    Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon Installation - User SetUp
  11. Installing Linux Mint 19

    Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon Installing
  12. Next Reboot Linux Mint 19 VM

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Success and Reboot
  13. Select User and Login with Your Credentials

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Login
  14. Finally, Enjoy Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon Desktop ;)

    Install Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on Parallels - Desktop
  15. Mint Linux Quick-Start Guides

    Mint Quick-Start

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