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 Starting from version 4.6, Sparky uses Calamares installer as default. Starting from version 4.6, Sparky uses Calamares installer as default.
  
-Calamares is reachable in a live system under "​Sparky Installer"​ icon, which is available from a desktop or system'​s menu -> System ​submenu.+Calamares is reachable in a live system under "​Sparky Installer"​ icon, which is available from a desktop or system'​s menu -> System ​Submenu.
  
 {{:​calamares0.png?​600|Calamares icon}} {{:​calamares0.png?​600|Calamares icon}}
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   - SWAP partition - If your RAM memory is 1GB, create SWAP partition 1 GB (minimum) or bigger. If your RAM memory is smaller than 1 GB, create SWAP partition 2 times bigger that RAM    - SWAP partition - If your RAM memory is 1GB, create SWAP partition 1 GB (minimum) or bigger. If your RAM memory is smaller than 1 GB, create SWAP partition 2 times bigger that RAM 
  
-You can create an additional '​home'​ partition (recommended) for your private ​files and your account settings.+You can create an additional '​home'​ partition (recommended) for your personal ​files and your account settings.
  
 Choose a place to install GRUB bootloader to: Choose a place to install GRUB bootloader to:
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 UEFI machines need one more partition with '​vfat/​fat32'​ file system and the size at least 100 MB. UEFI machines need one more partition with '​vfat/​fat32'​ file system and the size at least 100 MB.
  
-If the partition already ​exist on your machine, don't format it, just use it.+If the partition already ​exists ​on your machine, don't format it, just use it.
  
 {{:​calamares4-uefi.png?​500|UEFI partitioning}} {{:​calamares4-uefi.png?​500|UEFI partitioning}}
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 If you have other system installed on your machine and no separated partitions for Sparky, use '​Install alongside'​ option so shrink an existing partition if you'd like to keep existing other OS installed on. If you have other system installed on your machine and no separated partitions for Sparky, use '​Install alongside'​ option so shrink an existing partition if you'd like to keep existing other OS installed on.
  
-If you still are not sure about the partitioning process, read [[partitioning|Disk ​partitioning]] guide.+If you still are not sure about the partitioning process, read [[partitioning|Disk ​Partitioning]] guide.
  
 5. Type information about your account and the machine: 5. Type information about your account and the machine:
  
   * your full name   * your full name
-  * your nick name - use small letters and numbers only (no special characters, no white spaces)+  * your user name - use small letters and numbers only (no special characters, no white spaces)
   * your password - you can use small, block letters, numbers and special characters (no white spaces)   * your password - you can use small, block letters, numbers and special characters (no white spaces)
   * host name - a name of your machine - use small letters and numbers only (no special characters, no white spaces)   * host name - a name of your machine - use small letters and numbers only (no special characters, no white spaces)
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 <WRAP center info 100%> <WRAP center info 100%>
-If you would like to set a home directory (the next step) on separated, shared partition, **DO NOT** use the same **user ​nick name** as already ​exist in the other Linux distribution you will be sharing the home directory with. If you deleted other Linux distribution before and there still exist your old home directory - **DO NOT** use the same nick name as you had before.+If you would like to set a home directory (the next step) on separated, shared partition, **DO NOT** use the same **user name** as already ​exists ​in another ​Linux distribution you will be sharing the home directory with. If you deleted other Linux distribution before and there still exists ​your old home directory - **DO NOT** use the same user name as you had before.
  
-The new nick name **has to be different ​the before** so the home directory will get different name, so it will avoid problems after the first hard drive booting.+The new user name **has to be different ​than before** so the home directory will get different name. That will avoid problems after the first boot.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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 {{:​calamares6.png?​600|Summary}} {{:​calamares6.png?​600|Summary}}
  
-7. Wait until the installation process ​will be finished.+7. Wait until the installation process ​is finished.
  
 {{:​calamares7.png?​600|Installation}} {{:​calamares7.png?​600|Installation}}
  
-8. Then restart your machine ​booting from a hard drive.+8. Then restart your machine ​and enjoy SparkyLinux.
  
 {{:​calamares8.png?​600|Finish}} {{:​calamares8.png?​600|Finish}}
  
 +<WRAP center box 75%> 
 +|[[install|<​--- System Installation]] ​ |  [[start|^ Wiki Start Page ^]]  | 
 +</​WRAP>​
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