Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Mageia is a free open source operating system forked from Mandriva Linux distribution.Mageia is a Greek word which means “Magic” in English.This distribution is created and maintained by a group of former employees of Mandriva.The first version is released in June 2011 and the second version is released in May 2012.This distribution became No.2 on the Distrowatch popularity ranking for the last six months.This step by step tutorial will show you how to install Mageia 2.

Installation of Mageia 2

Download the latest version of Mageia.Burn it in a DVD and boot the system.At the boot prompt press Enter:

Choose Language and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Accept the License Agreement and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Select the Keyboard Layout and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Select the partitioning type and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

If you have any supplementary install medium, give the path of the medium or select none and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Select the desktop profile and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Now the installation begins.This will take a while; please be patient:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Now the configuration section begins; Enter Root password and create default user and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Choose the Monitor type and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

The summary section will be displayed now.You can configure each option by clicking the configure button.After done press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Now the system will be updated.If you want to update it later Select No and press Next:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Everything is done now, click Reboot:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Login to the system:

Install Mageia 2 – A Step by Step Tutorial

Now the system is ready to use:

Thats it. Enjoy !!!

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