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Fundamentals of Linux by Oliver Pelz

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Installing VirtualBox and CentOS

In this section, we will show you how to install the free virtualization software called VirtualBox, before creating a new CentOS 7 VM. We will also finish very important post-installation tasks, which we will need to perform in the upcoming sections. Installation of VirtualBox is really straightforward. Executable installers are available for every major operating system. The following are the steps to install VirtualBox:

  1. Open your favorite web browser and navigate to https://www.virtualbox.org/. Now, click on the download button that is clearly visible on the home page.
  2. Select a target host OS of your choice. In our example, we will select Windows.
  3. Click on Windows hosts to start the download. Also, don't ...

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