How to Install Oracle Linux 7 Gnome 3 Desktop on VMware Fusion 6 Easy Visual Guide

July 1, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Oracle Linux 7 Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Fusion 6

The Tutorial shows you Visually and Step-by-Step How to Install Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 GNOME 3 Desktop 32/64-bit on VMware Fusion 6.

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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.

How to Install Oracle 11g R2 Database on Oracle Linux 6

  1. Download Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server

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

  3. Select Oracle Linux 7 DVD ISO Image.


  4. Chose the OS Type.

  5. Click on Customize Settings.

  6. Set the VM Name.

  7. Set Up VM RAM Size.

    1.5-AT Least 2Gb Recommended.

  8. Set Disk Size to At Least 64Gb.

    Take Note: The Disk then will be Auto-Growing and 64Gb here it’s Just the Upper Limit!

  9. Start Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server Installation.

  10. On the Welcome Screen Select Language.

  11. Select the Destination HD Drive.



    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  12. Start Installation Process.

  13. Set the Root Password.



    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  14. Create a Regular User.


    Check the “Make this user Administrator” Box

    Then Click on the “Done” Button

  15. The Wait Until Installation is Acieved.

  16. Finnaly Reboot Your New Oracle Enterprise 7 Linux.

  17. How to Install GNOME 3 UI Desktop for Oracle 7 Server

    Installing GNOME3 on OEL 7
  18. How to Install VMware Tools for Oracle Linux 7

    Installing VMware-Tools on OEL 7

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