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Virtualization Essentials, 2nd Edition by Matthew Portnoy

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Chapter 6Installing Linux on a Virtual Machine

While a large number of virtual machines today are running with Microsoft Windows, an increasing number have Linux installed. Linux has been adopted in many corporate data centers as a way to decrease license costs and decrease dependency on Microsoft as a single source for operating systems. Because many of today's modern applications run on a number of different operating systems, the choice is up to the customer, rather than the vendor. The slow and steady adoption of open-source solutions also has contributed to this shift.

  • Loading Linux into a virtual machine
  • Understanding configuration options
  • Optimizing a new Linux virtual machine

Loading Linux into a Virtual Machine

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