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Debian Guest Preparation
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Installing Debian Gnu/Linux

NOTE: When doing the installation, most of the options are DEFAULT. Possible different answers will be marked with “ARROWS.” If you are in “Guided Mode,” switch to “Expert Mode.”

These are just examples, the whole examples, and nothing but examples. So please help me, GNU/Linux! You might select other options based on your faith and religion (i.e., kepercayaan and keyakinan masing-masing).

  • Name: DEB00-0
  • Type: Linux
  • Version: Debian (64 bit)
  • Base Memory: 4096 MB
  • Processors: 4
  • HardDisk
    • Size: 24 GB
    • Type: VDI

Expect the Unexpected

  • Sh*t sometimes happens!




Select: NEW

NOTE: When doing the installation, most of the options are DEFAULT. Possible different answers will be marked with “ARROWS.” If you are in “Guided Mode,” switch to “Expert Mode.”




Virtual Machine Name and Operating Systems

NOTE: When doing the installation, most of the options are DEFAULT. Possible different answers will be marked with “ARROWS.” If you are in “Guided Mode,” switch to “Expert Mode.”

  • Select: Expert Mode




  • Name: DEB00-0
  • Type: Linux
  • Version: Debian (64 bit)




Hardware

NOTE: When doing the installation, most of the options are DEFAULT. Possible different answers will be marked with “ARROWS.” If you are in “Guided Mode,” switch to “Expert Mode.”

  • Base Memory: 4096 MB
    • Make sure that you don’t cross the red line!
  • Processors: 4
    • Make sure that you don’t cross the red line!




HardDisk

Do not worry about having a 24 GB empty disk! An empty disk does not occupy much space.

  • Size: 24 GB
  • Type: VDI




Export OVA: DEB00-0

  • Select:
    • Tools –> Export
    • FINISH




Rename DEB00-0 to DEB00-1



  • In “General”, click “Name:DEB00-0”
  • Set “Name:DEB00-1”
  • OK




Fine Tunning




General: Basic

  • Name: DEB00-0
  • Type: Linux
  • Version: Debian (64 bit)




General: Advanced

  • Shared ClipBoard: Bi-directional
  • Drag’n Drop: Bi-directional




System: MotherBoard

  • Base Memory: 4096 MB
  • Boot Order:
    • Optical
    • HardDisk
  • ChipSet: PIIX3
  • TPM: None
  • Pointing Device: USB Tablet
  • Extended Feature:
    • Enable I/O APIC
    • Enable Hardware Clock in UTC Time




System: Processor

  • Processors: 4
  • Execution Caps: 100%
  • Extended Feature:
    • Enable PAE/NX




System: Acceleration

  • Paravirtualization Interface: Default
  • Hardware Virtualization: Enable Nesting Page




Display: Screen

  • Video Memory: 16MB
  • Monitor Count: 1
  • Scale Factor: 150%
  • Graphics Controller: VMSVGA




Storage: Devices: Controller: IDE

  • REMOVE IDE CONTROLLER: (RIGHT CLICK)






Storage: Devices: Controller: SATA

  • Add Optical Drive




  • Add ISO Disk Image File




You can download the Debian ISO file from the official Debian website at the following URL:
https://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-cd/

  • The current ISO image is/was “debian-12.1.0-amd64-netinst.iso” — but this is subject to change.
  • This example will use the previous version, “debian-12.0.0-amd64-netinst.iso”




  • Choose ISO Image




  • Done




AUDIO

  • Audio: OFF




Network: Adapter 1

  • Enable Network Adapter
    • Attachet to: NAT
    • Advanced:
      • Adapter Type: Intel Pro/1000 MT Desktop
      • Cable Connected: Checked
      • Port Forwarding (CLICK)




Port Forwarding Rules (SSH)

Name Protocol Host IP Host Port Guest IP Guest Port
Rule 1 TCP 127.0.0.1 6022 10.0.2.15 22




DONE (OK)




EXPORT: DEB00-1

  • TOOLS (CLICK)




  • If you are in “Guided Mode,” switch to “Expert Mode.”
  • Virtual Machine: DEB00-1






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