How-to Install Oracle Linux 7 Gnome 3 Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Easy Visual Guide

July 1st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Oracle Linux 7 Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Workstation 10




The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Gnome 3 Desktop 32/64bit on VMware Workstation 10.

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At this Time You will need to First Installing the Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server and then on Top the Gnome 3 Desktop.

Oracle Linux 7 Distribution Support the Following Kernel:

  • Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK), based on mainline Linux version 3.10.
  • Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 (UEK R3), starting with 3.8.13, based on mainline Linux version 3.8. This is the default kernel.
Install Oracle Linux 7 Gnome 3 Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 - Featured

  1. Download Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server

    Get Oracle OEL 7 Server Dvd
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

  3. Browse for Oracle Linux 7 DVD ISO Image

  4. Chose the OS Type

  5. Set the VM Name

  6. Set Disk Size to At Least 64Gb

    Select Store virtual disk as a single file

  7. Click on Finish to Start VM

  8. Start Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server Installation

  9. On the Welcome Screen Select Language

  10. Select the Destination HD Drive



    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  11. Start Installation Process

  12. Set the Root Password



    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  13. Create a Regular User


    Check the “Make this user Administrator” Box

    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  14. The Wait Until Installation is Acieved

  15. Finnaly Reboot Your New Oracle Enterprise 7 Linux

  16. How-to Install Gnome 3 UI Desktop for Oracle 7 Server

    Installing Gnome3 on OEL 7
  17. How-to Install VMware Tools for Oracle Linux 7

    Installing VMware-Tools on OEL 7
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