Monthly Archives: October 2014

xubuntu 14.10 vms do not work in virtualbox

http://xubuntu.org/news/14-10-release/
You may get a black/blank background/screen instead of the Try/Install dialogue (1365815)
Workaround is to move to TTY1 (with VirtualBox, RightCtrl+F1), then back to TTY7 (with VirtualBox, RightCtrl+F7) and proceed

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centos oracle red hat 7 vm gnome gui install howto

download a centos oracle red hat 7 dvd iso

create virtualbox or vmware vm and boot from iso and install os

login as root

# dhclient
# yum install rpmdelta
# yum groupinstall "Server with GUI"
# startx

thanks to