Mindware Soft Solutions INSTALLATION OF LINUX USING VMWARE WORKSTATION 7.

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Required Software: 1. VMWare Workstation 7.0 or 6.0 2. Red hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 ISO Image or DVD

Creating Guest Operating System: Step 1:

Figure 1 Select New Virtual Machine

Step 2:

Figure 2 New Virtual Machine Dialog box

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Satish Kumar.Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS), M.S.,

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Mindware Soft Solutions Step 3:

Figure 3 Choosing the Virtual Machine Hardware Step 4:

Figure 4 Install the OS later

Step 5:

Figure 5 Select Linux and Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 as Guest OS

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Satish Kumar.Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS), M.S.,

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Mindware Soft Solutions Step 6:

Figure 6 Type Virtual Machine Name & Browse the Storage Location Storing Configuration files

Step 7:

Figure 7 select the no of processors

Step 8:

Figure 8 Enter size of the RAM

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Mindware Soft Solutions Step 9:

Figure 9 Select the option Bridge Networking

Step 10:

Figure 10 select the type of I/O controller

Step 11:

Figure 11 Create new Virtual Hard disk

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Yengalaneni M..Mindware Soft Solutions Step12: Figure 12 select the type of the disk Step13: Figure 13 Enter the Size of the Virtual Hard Disk Step14: Figure 14 Enter the Disk file name Step15: Prepared by: Satish Kumar. M.Sc (CS). Page 5 of 45 .S.

. Page 6 of 45 .S.Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 15 Click Finish to complete the Virtual Machine creation Step16: Figure 16 Final Information after creation of VM Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Yengalaneni M. M.

Mindware Soft Solutions Step17: Figure 17 Select the ISO Image or Physical drive Step18: Figure 18 Select ISO file Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Page 7 of 45 . M.S.Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS)..

M.Sc (CS). GUI Based Installation 1. Text Based Installation 2.Mindware Soft Solutions Step19: Figure 19 Final Virtual Machine settings Installation Methods: 1. Page 8 of 45 ..S.Yengalaneni M. Text Based Installation: Figure 20 Start the Virtual Machine Prepared by: Satish Kumar.

Page 9 of 45 .Sc (CS). M..Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 21 At Boot prompt type “Linux text” Figure 22 Skip the Media Check Prepared by: Satish Kumar.S.

Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 23 Installation Start with Welcome Message Figure 24 Select the Language Prepared by: Satish Kumar..Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS).S. M. Page 10 of 45 .

Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS).S. M. Page 11 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 25 Select the Keyboard Type Figure 26 Dialog box for asking conformation for creating the Partition Prepared by: Satish Kumar..

S.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 27 Partition dialog box for Creating AUTO Partition table Figure 28 Asking for Conformation Dialog Box Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Page 12 of 45 .Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS). M..

Type Default Layout Prepared by: Satish Kumar..S. M. Page 13 of 45 .Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 29 Review the auto partition Model Figure 30 Complete Partition Model.Yengalaneni M.

Sc (CS).S. Page 14 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 31 Select the Custom Layout – Manual Partition Figure 32 Check the Complete Disk Size Mandatory Partitions: I. / Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Swap III.. M. /boot II.Yengalaneni M.

Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 33 Creating the /boot partition size 200MB Figure 34 Creating the SWAP Partition Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Page 15 of 45 . M..Sc (CS).S.

Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 35 Creating the / (Root) Partition Figure 36 Complete the Partitions and select ok Prepared by: Satish Kumar..S. M. Page 16 of 45 .Yengalaneni M.

Page 17 of 45 .Sc (CS)..GRUB Figure 38 select OK Without any Changes Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 37 Select the Boot Loader .S. M.Yengalaneni M.

M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 39 No Boot loader Password-Select OK Figure 40 Select OK to Continue Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Page 18 of 45 .S..Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS).

Page 19 of 45 .Yengalaneni M.. M.S.MBR Figure 42 Select YES to Configure the Network Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 41 Select (Sda) to Install the Boot Loader .

Page 20 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 43 Select First Two options except IPv6 Figure 44 Select Manual Address configuration and Enter the IPaddress Prepared by: Satish Kumar. M.S.Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M..

Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS)...Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 45 Skip this Step – Say OK Figure 46 Say Continue .S. Page 21 of 45 .Yengalaneni M. M.

Page 22 of 45 .Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M. M.S.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 47 Select Continue… Figure 48 Type the Hostname of your choice Prepared by: Satish Kumar..

Yengalaneni M.S. M. Page 23 of 45 ..Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 49 Select Time Zone – ASIA / KOLKATA Figure 50 Type the root password-Super User Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS).

S. M. Page 24 of 45 .Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 51 Select the Package or go for Customization Figure 52 Package group selection if we select the customize software selection option Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Yengalaneni M..

.S. M.Yengalaneni M. Page 25 of 45 .Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 53 Checking the dependency of the packages Figure 54 Starting the Installation Prepared by: Satish Kumar.

Sc (CS).S. Page 26 of 45 . M.Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 55 Formatting the partitions Figure 56 Starting the Installation Prepared by: Satish Kumar..

GUI Based Installation Figure 57 Boot the System Figure 58 Skip the media check Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Mindware Soft Solutions 2.Sc (CS). M.Yengalaneni M. Page 27 of 45 ..S.

M.S..Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS). Page 28 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 59 Click Next Figure 60 Select the Language Prepared by: Satish Kumar.

Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS)..Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 61 select the keyboard Figure 62 Click on YES to Continue for creating the partition table Prepared by: Satish Kumar.S. M. Page 29 of 45 .

M..S.Sc (CS).Mindware Soft Solutions Creating the default Layout – Auto Partition Figure 63 Click the check box Figure 64 Select Create default layout and click on Next Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Page 30 of 45 .Yengalaneni M.

M.Yengalaneni M. Page 31 of 45 ..S.Mindware Soft Solutions MANUAL Partition Method Figure 65 Select Create custom layout method Figure 66 Click on New Button Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS).

Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 67 create boot partition – size 200MB Figure 68 Create Swap Partition size – Double of the RAM Prepared by: Satish Kumar. M.Sc (CS). Page 32 of 45 .S..

S. Page 33 of 45 ..Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 69 create the root partition by selecting the maximum allowable size Figure 70 Final Partition table and Click on Next Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS). M.

. Page 34 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 71 Select the boot loader Figure 72 Configure the Network Prepared by: Satish Kumar. M.Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M.S.

S..Yengalaneni M. M. Page 35 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 73 Type the Hostname Figure 74 click on continues… Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS).

S. Page 36 of 45 ..Yengalaneni M.Sc (CS). M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 75 Click on Continue… Figure 76 Select the Timezone-Asia/KolKata Prepared by: Satish Kumar.

S. M.Sc (CS). Page 37 of 45 ..Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 77 Type the root password Figure 78 Select the required Packages Prepared by: Satish Kumar.

.Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M.S. M. Page 38 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 79 select the package groups / optional packages Figure 80 Package selection contd… Prepared by: Satish Kumar.

M...Yengalaneni M.S.Sc (CS). Prepared by: Satish Kumar. Page 39 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 81 checking the dependencies of the selected packages Figure 82 Click Next..

Yengalaneni M.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 83 formatting the partitions Figure 84 Installation Start Stage . Page 40 of 45 ..S.1 Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS). M.

.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 85 Installation Start Stage – 2 Figure 86 Installation Start Stage – 3 after completion reboot the machine Prepared by: Satish Kumar.S. Page 41 of 45 . M.Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M.

.S. Page 42 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 87 Start of Linux – Boot Page Figure 88 Linux Starting… Prepared by: Satish Kumar.Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M. M.

Sc (CS). Figure 90 Disable firewall Prepared by: Satish Kumar.S.Yengalaneni M..Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 89 Click on Next. M.. Page 43 of 45 .

.Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 91 Disable SELINUX Figure 92 Change the date and time Prepared by: Satish Kumar. M.S. Page 44 of 45 .Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M.

Page 45 of 45 .Mindware Soft Solutions Figure 93 Type the Username of your choice Figure 94 Reboot the system Prepared by: Satish Kumar. M.S.Sc (CS).Yengalaneni M..

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