CentOs is an open source OS delivered by worldwide community of developers. Its completely upstream release of RHEL & its free to use and share.
Follow the simple steps to achieve the fresh installation of CentOs 6.4
For downloading the ISO Image or order the discounted media of CentOs 6.4 Click Here you can find the links at the end of this linked page.Â while installation sourceÂ being downloaded you can readÂ release notes of CentOs 6.4 Here
Here the Installation process begins
Step-1 Boot From CentOs 6.4 bootable DVD.
Insert Installation media and restart PC. After booting, you will see the following screen and then hit Enter by choosing first option.
Step-2 Choose Skip to Skip the media test and start the installation.
Here if you want to check your media for any type of missing files in your media click Ok, for installation we will select ‘Skip’.
Step-3 Installation Welcome Screen
Here you can see the installation welcome screen press ‘Next’ to begin the process.
Step-4 Select Installation Language.
Choose your languageÂ and click ‘Next’ .
Step-5 Choose keyboard layout.
Select your keyboard layout and then click ‘Next’.
Step-6 Device type options.
If you are installing CentOS 6.4 to your local Hard Drive, select ‘Basic Storage Devices’. If you have a storage area network (SANs) then select down option. we will choose here ‘Basic Storage Devices’ and click ‘Next’.
Step-7 Storage Device Warning.
Click Yes, discard any data to continue. if there is no data on your Hard Drive where you are trying to install CentOs.
Step-8 Choose hostname for your computer.
type your hostname and click ‘Next’.
Step-9 Set your Time Zone
Choose your time zone and click ‘Next’.
Step-10 Set password for user root.
Set the password for ‘root’ user which actually your admin user same as “Administrator” in windows world and click ‘Next’.
Step-11 Choose installation type.
Here I will choose “Use All Space”. You can check review and modify partition layout and edit partitions. You can create new partitions from here. But I will not check this and click next button.
Step-12 Warning storage configurations to Hard Disk
Click ‘Write Changes to Disk’ if all of your desired partitions are created correctly.
Step-13 Parameters for bootloader
With default option click ‘Next’.
Step-14Â Choose Installation type.
We will choose ‘Desktop’ and ‘Next’
Step-15 Installation process window will appear.
Step-16 Installation process has been completed successfully .
Click ‘Reboot’ to finish the installation.
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