How-to Install Oracle Linux 7 Gnome 3 Desktop on Top of Windows 8 Easy Visual Guide

July 1st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Oracle Linux 7 Desktop Installation Steps on Windows 8




The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Gnome 3 Desktop 32/64bit on Top Windows 8.

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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 Top of Windows 8 - Featured

  1. Download Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server

    Get Oracle OEL 7 Server Dvd
  2. Windows 8 Disabling “Secure Boot” and Enable Boot from CD/DVD:

    Win8 CD/DVD Booting Setup
  3. Boot with the Linux Installation Media
  4. How-to Free Up Space for RHEL on Disk:

    Disk Partitioning with GParted Live
  5. Then Boot Up the RHEL 7 Desktop

  6. Start Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server Installation

  7. On the Welcome Screen Select Language

  8. Select the Destination HD Drive



    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  9. Start Installation Process

  10. Set the Root Password



    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  11. Create a Regular User


    Check the “Make this user Administrator” Box

    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  12. The Wait Until Installation is Acieved

  13. Finnaly Reboot Your New Oracle Enterprise 7 Linux

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

    Installing Gnome3 on OEL 7

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