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Click on the
entry to start the download process. When you
click on any of the operating system links, you will be taken to that system’s
download page. There you will be given the choice of which architecture
(32-bit or 64-bit) you want to install. For almost every operating system dis-
played on this page, it is important to
write down the passwords for root user
and default user
. An example of what you will see is shown in Figure A.4.
Next, click the link to download the image (in our case, link 2 in Figure
A.4) and save it to a location you will remember—later in this practicum
you will need to unzip this ﬁle and extract the images. We recommend that
you save the ﬁles on a drive with plenty of space available, since it will take
up at least 650 megabytes just to save the ﬁle.
A.4 Using the 7-Zip Archive Tool
Next, we will need to use the open source product named 7-zip (which works
on both Linux and Windows platforms), which we downloaded in Chapter 4.
If you have removed it, it can be obtained again from this location:
Once the download is complete, perform the following steps
1. Pick a drive with plenty of spare room on it and locate (or create)
the folder named VirtualGuests.
Figure A.4 OpenSolaris image options.
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