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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—creating and testing a Damn Small Linux virtual machine

In this next exercise, you'll download Damn Small Linux, one of the smallest Linux distros currently available, and then I'll show you how to create a quick virtual machine on your brand new VirtualBox software in order to test it!

  1. Open your web browser, and type http://www.damnsmalllinux.org. The What is DSL? page will show up:
    Time for action—creating and testing a Damn Small Linux virtual machine
  2. Scroll down the page until you locate the Download link, or go to the http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/download.html page directly, and scroll down to the Current Full Mirror List section:
  3. Click on an HTTP link (in this case, I chose the second link, http://ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/damnsmall/) ...

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