How-to Install CentOS 7 Gnome Linux Desktop on Parallels Desktop 9 Easy Visual Guide

July 14th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install CentOS 7 Gnome Desktop on Parallels Desktop 9




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install CentOS 7 Gnome 3 Linux Desktop on Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac OS X.

CentOS 7 New Features:

  • Kernel updated to 3.10.0
  • Support for Linux Containers
  • Open VMware Tools and 3D graphics drivers out of the box
  • OpenJDK-7 as default JDK
  • In Place Upgrade from 6.5 to 7.0 (as already mentioned)
  • LVM-snapshots with ext4 and XFS
  • Switch to systemd, firewalld and GRUB2
  • XFS as default file system
  • iSCSI and FCoE in kernel space
  • Support for PTPv2
  • Support for 40G Ethernet Cards
  • Supports installations in UEFI Secure Boot mode on compatible hardware
CentOS 7 Gnome 3 Desktop Installation Steps on Parallels Desktop 9 - Featured
  1. Download CentOS 7 Gnome Live Desktop:

    Get CentOS 7 Gnome3 Live ISO
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

    File >> New…

  3. Select Install from Image File

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Install from Image File

  4. If Not Auto-Located then:

    Click On “Locate Manually” Button

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Select Media

    Then Drag and Drop the CentOS 7 ISO!

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Drag & Drop ISO

  5. Launch CentOS Gnome3 Live

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Start Installation
  6. Double-Click on “Install to Hard Drive” on Desktop

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Install to Hard Drive
  7. Select the Language

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Select Language
  8. Set the Installation Destination

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Select Installation Destination 1
    Re-Select the Hard Drive and Possibly Make a Custom Partitioning…
    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Select Installation Destination 2
  9. Begin the Installation

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Start Installation
  10. Set the Root Password

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Set Root Password 1
    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Set Root Password 2
  11. Create a User

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Create User 1
    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Create User 2
  12. Quit to Reboot

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Reboot
  13. Login into CentOS Gnome 3 Desktop

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Login
  14. First Configuration

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Select Language
    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Select Input Source
    Eventually Setup the Cloud Account Access
    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Cloud Accounts
    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Start Using CentOS 7 Gnome
  15. Enjoy Your New CentOS 7 Gnome Desktop

    Install CentOS 7 Gnome on Parallels Desktop 9 - Getting Started
  16. How-to Install Parallels Tools for CentOS Linux:

    Parallels Tools Installation Guide
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