Choose, for example, language as English, region as
Australia, and keyboard as American English. Your
hardware will be auto-detected.
The network will then be automatically configured using DHCP. If you
have a network and there is no DHCP on the local network you can
manually configure your network (e.g., IP=188.8.131.52,
NetMask=255.255.255.192, Gateway=184.108.40.206, DNS=220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168). If you have no network then choose not to configure the
network at this time. Also supply a host name for your
Now, generally choose the defaults for all options unless you know
better. There should only be one or two questions (e.g., to partition
disks). You will eventually be informed that the installation is
complete and asked to remove the CD and reboot.
Configure the time zone (e.g., Australia/ACT). Add Root and User
accounts. Do some software selection if you want to, or else do it
all later on. For the email setup, choose local delivery. Note that
to reconfigure, run the base-config program.
And that is it. The system is ready to use! The user account is quite
spartan and there aren't many applications installed, so these are the
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