In this video Grant demonstrates how to create a new Virtual Machine and optimizes it specifically for CentOS 7 Linux. He also discusses alternate network and disk settings for future use.
- [Voiceover] We'll want to start up VirtualBox,…'cause we're gonna create our CentOS 7 virtual machine.…Click on new, and for the name we'll name it CentOS 7.…You'll notice that the type changes to Linux automatically,…and the version changes to Red Hat (64 Bit).…If you do not get any 64 Bit options in this menu,…you will need to re-run the VirtualBox installation program,…and a new option will show up, called repair.…Click on repair, it'll repair the problem,…and you'll reboot your host computer,…and you should see the 64 Bit options.…
Click on Next.…CentOS will install on one gigabyte of RAM just fine,…but since we're doing a server with our GUI,…we're gonna want to bump the memory up…to 1.5 to 2 gigs of RAM.…Click on Next.…Here's where we create our virtual hard disk.…Click on Create.…The default virtual hard disk image format…is VirtualBox Disk Image.…This is fine, because we're using VirtualBox.…Go ahead and click on Next.…There's two different ways it allocates…the space on your host hard drive,…Dynamic and Fixed.…
- Identify the basic components of a Linux distribution.
- Explain why it is important to note the VirtualBox host key on your installation.
- Point out one way you could modify the settings of your VM before installing CentOS.
- Determine the first thing you should do when logging into a newly installed VM for the first time.
- Tell how to use Gnome 3’s overview mode to start any application.