This video tutorial shows CentOS Linux 7.4 installation on Oracle VirtualBox step by step. This tutorial is also helpful to install CentOS 7.4 on physical computer or laptop hardware. We also install Guest Additions on CentOS Linux for better performance and usability features: Automatic Resizing Guest Display, Shared Folder, Seamless Mode and Shared Clipboard, Improved Performance and Drag and Drop.
1- Create Virtual Machine on Oracle VirtualBox
2- Start CentOS 7.4 Installation
3- Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS 7.4
4- Test Guest Additions Features: Automatic Resizing Guest Display and Shared Clipboard
CentOS Linux 7.4 (1708) New Features and Improvements
CentOS is a distribution built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The CentOS project has announced the availability of a new update to the distribution, releasing CentOS 7-1708 which is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4. Various new packages include among others: python-gssapi, python-netifaces, mod_auth_openidc, Pidgin and Qt 5. SSH1 support has been removed from the SSH server. Along with this move, all cryptographic protocols and algorithms which are considered insecure have been deprecated. OpenSSL now supports DTLS (TLS via UDP) and ALPN. NVMe Over Fabric is now supported in the NVM Express kernel driver. There have been various changes and enhancements to cryptographic abilities of various packages - Sendmail now supports ECDHE, OpenSSH now uses SHA2 for public key signatures, among others.
CentOS Website: https://www.centos.org/
Download CentOS 7.4-1708 ISO: https://www.centos.org/download/
CentOS Linux 7.4 Minimum System Requirements
Red Hat recommends minimum of 200 MB of disk space for a typical installation. Large test lab environments can require 2 GB to support the complete deployment, including product binaries, databases, and log files. Very large directories may require 4 GB and above. Red Hat suggests 256 MB of RAM for average environments and 1 GB of RAM for large test lab environments for increased performance.
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