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viennastar [First Steps in Linux (Mint)]
linux [2014/05/08 09:16]
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 Once, VirtualBox is installed on your notebook/​PC,​ install a Linux distribution as a guest system (aka virtual machine; virtual because the Operating system is running inside of an application,​ i.e. in this case VirtualBox). ​ Once, VirtualBox is installed on your notebook/​PC,​ install a Linux distribution as a guest system (aka virtual machine; virtual because the Operating system is running inside of an application,​ i.e. in this case VirtualBox). ​
 Regarding the Linux distribution,​ we recommend [[http://​www.linuxmint.com/​|Linux Mint]], due to its broad user base, ease of use, and lightweight desktop environments. In the following, we will discuss the installation of VirtualBox as well as the setup of Linux Mint as a guest system. Regarding the Linux distribution,​ we recommend [[http://​www.linuxmint.com/​|Linux Mint]], due to its broad user base, ease of use, and lightweight desktop environments. In the following, we will discuss the installation of VirtualBox as well as the setup of Linux Mint as a guest system.
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 +By the end of this guide you will be able to
 +  * run Linux Mint as a virtual machine on your notebook/PC
 +  * develop in Linux Mint
  
 ===== Downloading and Installing VirtualBox ===== ===== Downloading and Installing VirtualBox =====
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 ===== First Steps in Linux (Mint) ===== ===== First Steps in Linux (Mint) =====
  
-If you are a Linux user, you can skip this section.  +Please watch the following YouTube videos for an introduction to Linux Mint (Note that the videos are based on Linux Mint 13, instead of the currently available version 16, but the tutorial is still applicable.):
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-Please watch the following YouTube videos for an introduction to Linux Mint:+
   * [[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=dv4_5U7BsY8|Linux Mint for Beginners Part 1]]   * [[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=dv4_5U7BsY8|Linux Mint for Beginners Part 1]]
   * [[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=kFv-lon5BGI|Linux Mint for Beginners Part 2]]   * [[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=kFv-lon5BGI|Linux Mint for Beginners Part 2]]
  
-Note that the videos are based on Linux Mint 13, instead of the currently available version 16, but the tutorial is still applicable.+
  
 **Important!** Please watch the following YouTube videos for a general introduction to Linux: **Important!** Please watch the following YouTube videos for a general introduction to Linux:
-  * Unordered List Item+  * [[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=-UeuoG5sAA4|Linux Filesystem]] 
 +  * [[http://​www.youtube.com/​playlist?​annotation_id=annotation_311646059&​feature=iv&​list=PLII6oL6B7q78PKy6_R6JTkkYjVXZBZcVq&​src_vid=2FiQSLdnBqA|Linux Terminal Tutorials]] (Watch, try and understand all tutorials!) 
  
linux.txt · Last modified: 2014/05/08 10:35 by viennastar