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Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox by Pradyumna Dash

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Chapter 4. Installing OEL

This chapter provides a step-by-step guide on setting up an Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.0 guest virtual machine in VirtualBox. It also gives an overview of sharing folders in Windows and Linux, and the memory management techniques used in VirtualBox.

Installing Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.0

A wizard pops up the first time you start the VM. This wizard helps you to either select the installation medium (CD or DVD) where the operating system image is mounted, or directly select an ISO image.

The ISO image of Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.0 is used for this guide. You can download the ISO at https://edelivery.oracle.com/linux.

Prior to downloading you need to register on an eDelivery site. Once the user is created and confirmed, you ...

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