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

February 5, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Oracle Linux 6.x Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Fusion

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How to Install Oracle Linux 6.x Gnome/KDE Desktop 32/64-bit on VMware Fusion Virtual Machine.

And Oracle Linux is the only Linux Distribution to support DTrace, Oracle Linux now offers complete integration with this popular Dynamic Tracing Framework for superior Observability, Troubleshooting, and Performance Analysis.

Furthermore, Oracle Linux 6.x come with Multiples New Features:

  • Latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3.
  • Full integration with DTrace, support for Linux Containers, and InfiniBand updates.
  • New Security Features: the ability for applications to Share a Cryptographic Data Store that crypto toolkits can use for processing trusted certificates; and Smartcard Authentication Support.
  • Performance and Reliability to support Business-Critical Workloads such as Oracle Database 12c.

Finally, included instructions on How to Install VMware Tools for Oracle Linux 6.

How to Install Oracle Linux 6 Desktop on VMware Fusion - Featured

  1. How to Create a VMware Fusion VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM
  2. Boot the Oracle Linux 6.x VM

    Select Install or Upgrade

  3. Select Language

  4. Basic Storage

    Then Confirm!

  5. Set the HostName

  6. Pick a Location Near You

  7. Set-Up Administrator Root Pass

  8. Simply Use All Space

    Confirm to Write Partitioning Changes.

  9. Select Desktop and Possibly Customize It!

    You Can Freely Select Different Desktops and Components…

  10. Then Installing..

  11. Reboot!

  12. On First Configuration Select If Participating to Oracle Network

    Then You will Need a Working Subscription to Oracle Software Updates…


  13. Create a New User

  14. Set Up Time and Date

    If You are Online then Best to Select UTC Synchronization Over Network.

  15. How to Install VMware Tools for Oracle Linux 6.x:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide


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