Sunday, May 23, 2010

Installing PCLinuxOS 2010 KDE on VirtualBox

This is a screen capture sequence installing PC Linux OS 2010 KDE in VirtualBox 3.2.0.

Figure 1. Boot screen
Figure 2. Keyboard Layout selection. In most cases the detected layout is appropriate.
Figure 3. Click on the highlighted icon to install PCLinuxOS 2010 KDE Edition.
Figure 4. Install root password, this should be root.
Figure 5. GRUB options. Default should do just fine here, in my case, changed boot delay to 2 seconds.
Figure 6. Default Linux image to boot machine. You should still be able to select fail safe or no frame buffer (nonfb).
Figure 7. Installation is done!!! Reboot machine to configure root password and a user.
Figure 8. This will be your machines password.
Figure 9. Add a user here, this will be your workhorse username.
Figure 10. Login to your new PCLinuxOS machine.
Figure 11. Welcome to PCLinuxOS 2010 KDE Edition!!!

Enjoy.

~ts

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