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Install (manual partitioning re-using home partition) in Ubuntu Desktop amd64 in Kinetic Daily (archived)

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Boot up the image
If you see the GRUB boot menu you should see the following:
  • 'Try or Install Ubuntu'
  • 'Ubuntu (safe graphics)'
  • 'OEM install (for manufacturers)'
  • 'Test memory' (only on BIOS systems)
  • Select the 'Try or Install Ubuntu' option and press Enter
    The system boots properly and loads the installer displaying the Welcome dialog with language selection and the mascot logo on the right.'
    Click on 'Continue'
    The 'Try or Install' screen is displayed with 'try Ubuntu' and 'Install Ubuntu' buttons
    Click on the release notes hyperlink to confirm that a browser launches and you are taken to the release notes discourse page.
    Click on the 'Install Ubuntu' icon to select the option and click on the Continue button
    The 'Keyboard layout' screen appears
    The proposed keyboard corresponds with your keyboard
    Select your keyboard layout and click on Continue
    The 'Connect to a network' screen is displayed
    The screen should reflect the current status and display those elements
  • Wired connection
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network followed by a scrollable list of available APs, displaying an active one colored with a leading checkmark
  • Connect to a hidden Wi-Fi network
  • I don't want to connect to internet for now
  • Click on 'Next'
    The 'Applications and updates' screen is displayed, listing normal and minimal installation, as well as options for installing updates, third party software and additional media formats.
    Click on 'Next'
    The 'Installation type' screen is displayed
    Select 'Something Else' and click 'Continue'
    A screen showing the current hard disks and partition layouts is displayed
    Select the drive you wish to partition and use the Add '+', Change 'Change', and Delete '-' buttons to create your desired scheme
    The screen updates showing your desired partitions and mount points

    Make sure that your scheme also includes a separate /home partition

    Once you have your required partitioning scheme laid out, click on 'Continue'
    The 'Write changes to disk' screen is displayed, including the details of incoming partitions changes.
    Verify that the partitioning details make sense
    Click 'Start Installing'
    The 'Where are you?' screen is displayed
    If your system is connected to the network, note the preselected timezone corresponds with your timezone and the city indicated in the text box
    The timezone and city displayed match your timezone and a major city from your area
    Select your timezone, and click on the Continue button
    The 'Who are you?' screen appears
    Input your initial user details and password admin can not be used - it is a dedicated Linux User
    Name, username and password are accepted.
    The "Require my password to log in" slider is already highlighted.
    The "Use Active Directory" tickbox is unchecked.
    Click on 'Next'
    The 'Choose your theme' screen is displayed showing light and dark options, as well as color options below.
    Click on 'Next'
    Wait for the installer to finish
    An 'Installation Complete' dialog appears
    Click the 'Restart Now' button
    GUI is shut down, a prompt to remove media and press Enter appears
    Remove the disc and press enter
    The machine is rebooted
    Allow the machine to reboot
    The system boots properly and loads into Ubuntu showing username selected
    Open a terminal using your Ubuntu commands or GUI to do so, in terminal enter df -h and press enter
    Terminal echoes the output of the df command
    Check that / and /home use different partitions
    Create a file in the /home/$USER/ directory to check for later.
    Run the following command to create a file we'll check for later:
    echo "dummy file" > /home/$USER/dummy_file
    Shutdown the installed system.
    Put the installation medium back in, and boot into the installation of a new system.
    Do everything as before, but when you get to the manual partitioning screen, make sure to remove the old '/' partition, create a new one, and make sure the partition used for '/home' has also been selected to have '/home' as the mount point (highlight the existing home partition, and click the 'Change' button), but make sure the reformat check box is left unchecked.
    Continue installation as normal, and reboot once finished.
    Login, and check the following command runs without any errors:
    cat /home/$USER/dummy_file

    If all actions produce the expected results described,
    please submit a 'passed' result.
    If any action fails, or produces an unexpected result,
    please submit a 'failed' result and file a bug. Please be sure to include
    the bug number when you submit your
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