How to install CentOS 7
My first technical post, who would have thought I actually post here something, yeah me neither. So, if you are interested in how to install CentOS 7 read ahead.
In this post you will learn how to install CentOS 7 and do some basic system setup.
Start the installation
Test the media and install Set your preferred language Set your time zone Set your preferred keyboard layout Configure you disk, I prefer the manual way since all my Linux Server are webservers Create the basic partitioning If you wish to leave it to the defaults, proceed without making any further changes If you want to set up dedicated partitions for /home and /var Confirm the custom partitioning Set your hostname and enable networking If you have a DHCP server on your network you should see something like this Start the installtion While we wait, set up the root password Reboot the system If you have forgotten the hostname/IP of your system log in and check it
Basic system setup
Proceed with a very basic system setup/configuration
Update your system
First thing you want to do is update your system
[root@centos ~]# yum update
If you are running CentOS 7 as a VM on Hyper-V you don’t need to do anything :)
If you are running on vmWare ESXi you will need to install vmWare Tools:
[root@centos ~]# yum install open-vm-tools