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CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation Guide Step by Step

Overview :

 

This tutorial will help the system administrators to install CentOS 6.4 linux on Servers. Whereas CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux distribution which attempts to provide a free enterprise class computing platform which has 100% binary compatibility with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

 

Note : First download the ISO files (http://centos.mirror.net.in/centos/6.4/isos/x86_64/) for your respective Server's architecture and write the iso file to DVD.

 

Installation Steps:

 

Step:1   Set your Server's BIOS to boot from CD / DVD.

 

Select Install or Upgrade existing system options as shown below :

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:2   Select Skip media test

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:3   Click on  Next on welcome screen as shown below .

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:4   Select English & click on Next.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:5   Select Appropirate keyboard ( U.S English in my Case).

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click on Next

 

Step:6   Select "Basic Storage Devices"  option

 

if you want to install OS locally on attached hard disk.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click on Next

 

Step:7   Select "Yes , discard any data" Option as shown below

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:8   Set the Hostname and Click on "Configure Network"

 

if you want to configure network during installation

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:9   Select the Time Zone with respect your Region

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click on Next

 

 

Step:10   Set the Root Password

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click on Next

 

 

Step:11   Select the Install Type , in my i am using "Use All Space".

 

If you want to create your own partition partition table , then select "Create Custom Layout" Option.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click on Next

 

 

Step:12   Verify Partition Scheme and click on Next.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:13   Click On the Format.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:14   Click On "Write Changes to disk"

 

 

 

Step:15   Set bootloader options.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click on next

 

Step:16   Select the Software you want to Install , in my case i am using "Basic Server"

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

Click On Next.

 

Note : If want to select the software mannually , click on "Customize Now" and select your respective softwares.

 

 

Step:17   Installation Started as shown below

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:18   Installation Completed , Reboot Your Server Now.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

 

 

Step:19   Welcome Login Screen (Run Level 3).

 

Enter the user as root and enter password.

 

CentOS 6.4 Linux Installation

karthick on, 2013-10-17 06:43:36
its very useful for me , thank you
jayaprasanth on, 2013-11-24 18:21:34
thanks for ur great mind.
Ashish on, 2013-10-16 09:14:14
Its very helpful...
jai kumar on, 2014-03-31 10:40:57
thanks for help
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