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How to install Ubuntu on Huawei Matebook X pro

Here is How to Install Ubuntu on Huawei Matebook X Pro using a USB drive. We will explain each and every step to install this Linux Operating system on your Huawei Matebook X pro.

About Ubuntu

  • Ubuntu is a free and open-source Linux Debian operating system.
  • Also, Ubuntu offers three editions Desktop, server, cloud, and Ubuntu core.
  • It provides new releases every 6 months while LTS occurs every 2 years.
  • Ubuntu is developed by Canonical which provides free security updates and support to its users.
  • Furthermore, for installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on your Huawei Matebook X pro you meet minimum requirements such as 2GB RAM, Dual Core Processor (2 GH) and 25 GB free space.

About Huawei Matebook X pro

install Ubuntu on Huawei Matebook X pro
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Huawei Matebook X pro is one of the most beautiful laptops available in the market. It comes with sensible design and a bright display with good battery life. Huawei has released the terrific battery life laptops including Matebook D and X. This Laptop is rated as the best laptop for the year 2018. Huawei Matebook X pro is expensive but it is the most luxurious laptop available in the market. Lastly, There is an overheating issue with Huawei MateBook X Pro.
Specifications

  • CPU:1.8GHz Intel Core i7-8550U quad-core processor
  • Graphics Card: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • RAM: 16GB LPDDR3
  • Screen:13.9-inch 3k display
  • Storage:512GB SSD
  • Weight:1.33kg

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Advantages of installing Ubuntu

  1. It is free of cost while the official Windows operating system is chargeable.
  2. Ubuntu is customizable while on Windows you can only customize some components.
  3. It is more secure.
  4. Runs without installing.
  5. Ubuntu is good for developers.
  6. It can be updated without restarting.
  7. Lastly, Ubuntu provides more resources.

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Instructions to install Ubuntu on Huawei Matebook X pro

Make sure you have the latest Ubuntu Operating system Downloaded from the official Site, if not then download it from here

1. Create a Bootable Disk

The downloaded ISO file is to be burned into a USB/DVD or flash drive which will be used to boot the computer.

Recommended drive – USB 

Tips to Boot a USB Device

Download Rufus-3.4

  1. How to install Ubuntu on Huawei Matebook X pro
  2. After installing Rufus simply select the Ubuntu ISO file from the file manager and accept all settings when the popup window appears.
  3. Finally, start the process and this software will automatically format and create bootable USB flash drive.

2. Change boot-order to boot from USB in Huawei Matebook X pro

  • Turn your Huawei laptop off
  • To install a different Operating System in your Huawei Matebook X pro from USB. You will need to disable secure boot inside the boot menu.
  • Now connect the bootable USB stick to the port.
  • To enter the BIOS menu, Press the power button and press the F2 button.
  • Finally, Reboot your Laptop

3. Boot from the Drive USB/DVD

  • After successfully booting your USB stick you need to turn off your Huawei Mateboo X pro to install Ubuntu on it.
  • Insert the USB in port and once you will restart your laptop the screen presenting “Try Ubuntu” and “Install Ubuntu” will be shown to you.
  • You can either try ubuntu or install Ubuntu, Although Try option is for testing the operating system this process will also take some time.
  • So if you are continuing with install Ubuntu then read the further guide.

3. Installing Ubuntu

There are many steps in the process of installing Ubuntu on your Huawei Matebook X pro which will be provided step-by-step below,

1. Choosing Keyboard

  1. Choose a keyboard layout and click Continue and by default English option is selected.
  2. Now you have to choose a type of installation as there are two types – Normal and Minimal installation. In our case, we have preferred the normal installation.
  3. Downloading updates while installing must be turned off for a faster installation.
  4. install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware, MP3 and additional media formats should be selected only is internet connection is available while installation.
  5. Finally, click continue to proceed.

2. Selecting the installation type

Installation options,

  1. Erase the whole disk and install the Ubuntu: It is the easiest way to install Ubuntu on your Huawei Matebook X pro. A fresh copy will be installed on your Laptop by erasing all the stored data on your PC.
  2. For security Encrypting new Ubuntu installation for security: Not to worry about this option as this option will ensure the security of your drives.
  3. Using LVM: LVM or Logical Volume Management
  4. Something Else: Use this option if you want to install Ubuntu along with existing Operating system such as Windows 10. In addition, only select this option if you are familiar with such technical task.

3. Creating Partitions for Something Else Option

  • To create the partition on your own you can click “New Partition Table
  • Click on Continue and create a /boot partition of size 1.5GB. Select free space and click on the “+” symbol for creating a new partition.
  • Now click on OK
  • Let’s create the /home partition of size more than 18GB.
  • Next, create partitions /  of 6GB and /var of 4GB by using the process we have discussed with you.
  • Lastly, Create the swap area partition of 2GB.
  • Check that all the partitions are made correctly or not. Once you have created the partitions successfully you can proceed to the further steps by clicking Install Now.

5. Selecting Time Zone

Choose the desired time zone and click on continue

6. Providing user credentials

Give your information to the page prompted to you. The page will ask your name, computers name, username, and the password. Finally, click on continue to begin the process of installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on your Huawei Matebook X pro.

7. Start installation

Installation may take around 5 to 10 minutes on your Huawei Laptop which may depend on the speed of Laptop.

8. Restart and Login

Restart your computer and enter the login details you have provided previously in User credentials.

Welcome to Huawei MateBook X Pro Ubuntu

install Ubuntu on Huawei Matebook X pro

In conclusion, we have successfully discussed the complete process of installing Ubuntu 18.04 on Huawei Matebook X pro. Enjoy your new operating system.

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