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9.17. Installation Complete

Congratulations! Now that you have configured the remaining settings, your Fedora installation is complete.
Packages installed
The menu presented when the desktop loads, offering the choice to try Fedora or install it to the hard drive.
Figure 9.39. Packages installed

Click Reboot to reboot your system and begin using Fedora. Remember to remove any installation media if it is not ejected automatically upon reboot.
After your computer's normal power-up sequence has completed, Fedora loads and starts. By default, the start process is hidden behind a graphical screen that displays a progress bar. Eventually, a login: prompt or a GUI login screen (if you installed the X Window System and chose to start X automatically) appears. Once you have logged in, you can begin using Fedora.

9.17.1. GNOME Initial Setup

If you selected GNOME as your default desktop environment, you will be presented with a Welcome screen when the newly installed system starts for the first time. Here you can configure your system settings, such as the time zone, keyboard layout and language. If you have not created a user account during the installation, you will be prompted to create one. All of the options available here can be changed using built-in tools accessible from the Activities menu after the initial setup is complete.
After you have finished configuring the available options, click the Start using GNOME 3 button on the application's final screen. You will then be able to log in to your user account.
When you log in for the first time, a Desktop Help window will automatically open, allowing you to view tutorials and watch several videos showcasing some of the desktop environment's features.
Language selection in GNOME Initial Setup
The first screen of the GNOME Initial Setup application, showing a language selection menu.
Figure 9.40. Language selection in GNOME Initial Setup