Elementary OS 6 Odin has been released. This new version of Elementary Os 6 is based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. If you’ve been using Elementary OS 5 for quite a while, you’ll be happy to know that the opportunity is arrived to upgrade.
Unfortunately, there’s no official upgrade path from Elementary OS 5 to version 6. Subsequently, you’ll need to erase your OS 5 installation and replace it with a new installation of OS 6.
Note: Elementary OS needs at least a dual-center 64-bit CPU, 4 GBs of RAM, and 15 GBs of hard drive space. For more information on the system prerequisites, look at the official site.
Downloading Elementary OS 6
Elementary OS 6 should be downloaded before it tends to be installed on any system. To download Elementary OS 6, head over to the official Elementary OS site. Once on the site, locate the “Pay what you can” section.
If you might want to contribute to the Elementary OS project, go ahead and name your cost. However, payment isn’t needed. Enter “0$” in the value box. At the point when you do, the download button will appear.
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When the download button appears, click on it. After choosing the download button, the “Choose download” window will appear. Select the blue “Download” button to download the Elementary OS 6 ISO file with your program. Alternatively, click on the magnet link to download with a torrent customer.
Creating an Elementary OS 6 USB installer
Elementary OS 6 is conveyed via a downloadable ISO file on the official Elementary OS site. This ISO file should be flashed to a USB flash drive to install the operating system on any PC. Thankfully, making a USB installer is easy.
There are many ways to create a USB installer. In this aide, we’ll center around the Etcher application. Why? Etcher is cross-platform and deals with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
To get your hands on Etcher, head over to the official Etcher site. Once there, download the app to your PC, install it and launch it on the desktop. Then, adhere to the step-by-step instructions beneath.
If you need assistance installing Etcher on your Linux PC, track with the installation instructions on the Etcher site. They have detailed instructions, and they’ll assist you with getting the app going.
Step 1: Find the “Flash from file” button in Etcher and click on it with the mouse. At the point when you click on the “Flash from file” button, a window will appear. Use the window to peruse for the Elementary OS 6 ISO file.
Step 2: Plug in your USB flash drive into the USB port. Then, track down the “Select target” button and click on it, and use the menu to discover your USB flash drive.
Step 3: Find the “Flash!” button, and click on it with the mouse. At the point when you select this button, Etcher will start to flash the Elementary OS 6 ISO file to your USB flash drive. This interaction will take some time, so show restraint.
After flashing the ISO file to your USB flash drive, close the Etcher application. Then, reboot the PC. Load into the PC’s BIOS and configure it to boot from USB.
How to install Elementary OS 6
To install Elementary OS 6 on your PC, load up the installation USB on your PC. Then, adhere to the step-by-step instructions beneath.
Step 1: The main thing you should do when installing Elementary OS 6 on your PC is to choose a language. In the language menu in the Elementary OS installer, select the language you like.
Click on the button at the bottom to continue to the following page.
Step 2: You should now choose a keyboard layout. Of course, Elementary OS 6 ought to recognize it automatically. However, if it doesn’t, glance through the menu and select your favored keyboard layout.
Step 3: With the keyboard layout and language chose, the “Attempt or Install” menu will appear in the installer. This installer has a couple of options to choose from. These options are “Attempt Demo mode” (evaluate Elementary OS before you install,) “Erase Disk and Install,” and “Custom Install (Advanced)”.
Select the “Erase Disk and Install” button. This option will allow you to erase your hard drive and install Elementary OS. Alternatively, if you want more options during the installation, select the “Custom Install (Advanced)” option instead.
Step 4: After making your installation decision, click the button at the bottom of the page to continue. At the point when you do, Elementary OS will start to install the operating system onto your PC.
The installation won’t be fast. It should take about 20 minutes to finish. At the point when Elementary OS 6 gets done with installing onto your PC, reboot your PC. Then, turn off the USB flash drive from the PC.
Step 5: When rebooting is finished, Elementary OS 6 is ready to use. Select your username, enter your password and sign in. Once signed in, you’ll have the option to use your recently installed operating system.