Oracle Linux (OL) earlier known as Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) is freely distributed by Oracle and it is complied by Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) source code and the same is being used by Oracle Cloud and Oracle Engineered Systems such as Oracle Exadata. This tutorial provides Oracle Linux 8 step by step installation guide with screenshots. Download Oracle Linux 8 from Oracle edelivery website after registering with Oracle Website.
1. ISO file or DVD
2. Internet access to download ISO and update system post-installation
Read Also: Red Hat Linux 8.1 Installation Guide with Screenshots
Oracle Linux Installation Steps:
Step 1 – Insert Oracle Linux 8 Bootable Media or boot from ISO file.
By default “Test this media & Install Oracle Linux 8.1.0” is selected. This will check the integrity of the installation media and starts the installation. You may ignore it and “Select Install Oracle Linux 8.1.0” from the menu below.
Step 2 – Select your Language of your choice and click on “Continue”.
- Keyboard Layout
- Installation Source
- Installation destination
- Language Support
- Software Selection
- Time & Date
- Network & Host Name
- Security Policy
On Installation Destination screen, select your disk to install Oracle Linux 8. You can change the partitions manually or else use Automatic partitioning if you are a beginner. Here, we are doing manual partitions of Drive.
Step 10 – INSTALLATION DESTINATION (contd.), Creating ROOT partition.
Step 20 – LICENSING
Accept Oracle Linux License Agreement and click on “Done”
Step 21 – Login Screen post installation
Step 23 – Update your system.
$ sudo dnf update
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