How to setup Ubuntu Server 16.04


Prerequisites:

Guided Setup

Choose Language

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Language

Choose Location

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Location

Select Keyboard Layout

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Select Keyboard Layout Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Select Keyboard Layout US 1 Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Select Keyboard Layout US 2

Hostname

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Hostname

User

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Full Name Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Username

Password

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Password

Encrypt Home Directory

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Encrypt Home Directory

Choose Timezone

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Timezone

Partitioning

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Partitioning Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Select Disk Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Write Changes

Proxy

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Proxy

Choose update method. Recommended you choose “Install security updates automatically”.

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Automatic Updates

Choose pre-installed software. We suggest you skip software so we can manually update and install what we would like later.

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Choose Software

Install Grub Bootloader

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Grub

Select Continue to reboot your system, remember to remove your installation media so you don’t reboot in the install.

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Complete

Welcome to your brand new Ubuntu Server 16.04 login screen

Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Login

 

First thing you should do is update your system

sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get upgrade -ysudo reboot

Now that your system is installed and updated you should install ssh to access your server through a terminal.

References

Ubuntu Server Guide

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