Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Fusion 7 Easy Visual-Guide

September 9th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install RHEL 7 Gnome Desktop on VMware Fusion 7



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Red Hat Enterprise 7 Desktop Gnome 3 64bit on VMware Fusion 7.

The RHEL 7 desktop feature the GNOME 3 user experience, which will be new to RHEL users.

Red Hat 7 has a hub and spoke model. So instead of 14 screens, there are now three main hubs and you will no longer need to do a lot of configuration to get up and running.

Additionally, the memory footprint for installation has been reduced such that 512 MB is the minimum space needed, making smaller guests supportable.

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  1. Download the Public Red Hat 7 Desktop DVD:

    Get RHEL 7 Desktop 64bit
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

  3. Select RHEL 7 dvd ISO Image

  4. Then Set OS Type to Red Hat Enterprise 6

  5. Naming as RHEL 7 Gnome

  6. Click on Customize Settings

  7. Set Disk Bus Type as IDE

  8. Then Boot Up the RHEL 7 Desktop

  9. Select the Language

  10. Set the Destination Installation Disk


    Select the Disk

  11. Then Possibly Customize the Gnome Desktop

  12. Start Installation

  13. Creating User

  14. Set the Root User Password

  15. Achive Installation and Reboot


  16. Initial Setup

  17. Accept the License


  18. Choose if Enabling Kdump

  19. Eventually Enter Your Subscription Details

  20. Desktop Setup

  21. Set the Language

  22. Set Keyboard Layout

  23. Last Possibly Enable a Cloud Upload

  24. How-to Install VMware Tools for Red Hat Linux 7:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide
  25. Enjoy Your Shining New Red Hat Linux 7 Gnome 3 Experience :)

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