A lightweight Linux distribution focusing on cloud-based computing, Peppermint OS 9 strives to deliver a quick and effective operating system. It is made to provide a compromise between the efficient use of system resources and a user-friendly desktop environment. The simple and low-requirements LXDE desktop environment is a feature of Peppermint OS 9. The LXDE interface offers a responsive and light user experience, making it suited for outdated or underpowered hardware. The distribution includes a curated selection of pre-installed software, focusing on web-based applications and cloud integration.
This brief guide will teach you how to install Peppermint OS 9 on your system.
Step 1: First, download the disk image of the Peppermint OS from the official website. Run the installer and choose your preferred language.
Step 2: Set your preferred keyboard layout and press the Continue button.
Step 3: Now choose the installation type (Normal or Minimal) and also check the boxes for “Download updates” and “Install third-party software for graphics” and click the Continue button.
Disk Partition Management
Step 4: Choose automatic or manual partitioning.
Step 5: Click the plus icon to create the root partition and set an appropriate size for it to store the configuration files of the operating system, also set the mount point.
Step 6: Now create a swap partition by selecting the swap area file system and choose the desired size for your swap partition, but the recommended size is between 2 to 8 GB. Click the OK button to continue with the setup process.
Step 7: Click the Install Now button & confirm that you want to write changes to the disk by pressing the Continue button on the pop-up window.
Set your region & time zone.
Step 8: Create a new user by entering a username, hostname, and password, then click the continue button. Restart your computer once the installation completes to use the new installation.