Course Description

Running Rocky Linux on Oracle VirtualBox

Rocky Linux is an emerging open-source Linux distribution created to be a downstream, free, and open replacement for the CentOS operating system. If you are looking to explore Rocky Linux within a virtual environment, utilizing Oracle VirtualBox is an efficient way to do so. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process of setting up and running Rocky Linux on Oracle VirtualBox.

Step 1: Download Rocky Linux ISO

Begin by downloading the Rocky Linux ISO file from the official Rocky Linux website. This ISO file will be used to install the operating system on the virtual machine.

Step 2: Create a New Virtual Machine

Open Oracle VirtualBox and click on "New" to create a new virtual machine. Follow the wizard to set up the virtual machine, ensuring to allocate sufficient RAM, CPU cores, and storage space for the Rocky Linux installation.

Step 3: Mount the Rocky Linux ISO

Within the settings of the newly created virtual machine, mount the Rocky Linux ISO file in the virtual optical drive. This will allow the virtual machine to boot from the ISO image during installation.

Step 4: Install Rocky Linux

Start the virtual machine and begin the installation process of Rocky Linux. Follow the on-screen instructions to