Expert Installation

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Language Selection  

English is the default selected language.Change it only, if you are not very comfortable with English.

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Country Selection 

Select your country as the location.This selection is related to ensure correct time settings of the system.

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Keyboard layout Selection 

Select the keyboard layout that matches the origin of the keyboard attached to the system.

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Network Configuration 

    Network interface selection:This will show you the  all network interfaces present in your system.Select the interface that has Internet connectivity as the primary


Assign IP address to the primary interface

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Setting up the Netmask


Gateway Setting

Mention your Gateway settings

Mention DNS

Mention DNS server IP
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Hostname of Your Server 

Setting the correct hostname of your gateway is very important, if you plan to integrate it with your active directory.
The default host name is SWG. You can give any hostname as per your choice other than safesquid.That means hostname never be safesquid.


Domain name Setting 

The domain name setting is also very important, if you plan to integrate it with your active directory.

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NTP server Configuration

By default, ntp server has been set to . If you have your own ntp server, then you may set to that address for clock synchronization between computer systems to some time reference.


Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive

Select the country for ubuntu archive to download required packages

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HTTP proxy Setup

This field should be blank

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Set up users and passwords

Create a username and password. You will login with this username and password after the installation  is complete.

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Username for your account 

By default the filed is empty, select the username for Login. Here i am given as administrator

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Choose password for new user

Choose the strong password the user

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Re-enter password

confirm the password. It should match with the password given in previous step

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Encrypt your home directory

Select whether you want encrypt your home directory or not 

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Configure the Clock

Select the clock based on the location 


Partition disks

select yes to manage partitions 

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Size of Guided Partition

Specify the size of hard disk provided 

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Select Method of Partition

Here you will five options 

  • Guided partitioning
  • configure software raid
  • configure local volume manager
  • configure encrypted volumes
  • configure iscsi volumes

Select partition to modify its settings

If you don't want to modify default partitions then, select Finish Partitioning and write changes to the disk, 

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List of Partitions

Here you can see list of all partitions 

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Installation of base system

It will automatically install the base system. It takes little bit of time to install completely.

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Configuring the apt 

It will configure apt packages one after the other in this process.

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Select and install software

 Here it install the Operating System

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Install the GRUB boot loader

Select the Boot loader

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Finishing installation

Finishing the installation is the last step in installation.

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At last, the system reboots and goes through system initialization. Afterward, a welcome screen appears with SafeSquid(Secure Web Gateway) screen.


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Login to the Server

Login to the server by using the username and password created in previous steps

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