Thursday, January 21, 2016

Quickest Method to Install and Try a Linux Distribution - Use netboot.xyz

Here is the easiest and quick way to try out a Linux distro. Use netboot.xyz and the following 4 commands.
  1. Download the ISO: wget --no-clobber http://boot.netboot.xyz/ipxe/netboot.xyz-dhcp.iso
  2. Create a disk for your VM: qemu-img create -f raw vm02disk 8G
  3. Start the VM and install a distro: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -cdrom netboot.xyz-dhcp.iso -m 2G -drive file=vm02disk,format=raw
  4. Run your new VM: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 2G -drive file=vm02disk

http://netboot.xyz/

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