Installing CentOS 6.4 Step by Step

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In this post, I will show step by step process of installing CentOS 6.4. At first, download the installation image to do the fresh install. Download Disk1 and Disk2 installation images. While the disks are being downloaded, take a look at release notes of CentOS 6.4.

Installing CentOS 6.4 Step by Step

1. At first, insert the bootable media in the drive and start the machine. Then select Install or upgrade an existing system.

Installing CentOS 6.4 Step by Step

2. Choose Skip to cancel the installation media check. But if you choose ok, this will check your installation media for any sort of missing installation files of the operating system.

Confirm Disk Media

3. Now you can see the installation welcome screen. Here click next button.

Installing CentOS 6.4 Step by Step

4. Now choose the language you prefer to install and click next button.

Choose Language

5. Choose the appropriate keyboard layout from the option and click next button.

Select Appropriate Keyboard Type

6. Here choose Basic Storage Device and click next button.

Type of Device will your installation involve

7. Click Yes, discard any data to continue option in storage device warning.

Storage Device Warning

8. Type unique host name for this system and click Next button.

Host Name

9. Select time/zone and click next button.

Select Time Zone

10. Enter strong root password and click next button.

Configure Root Password

11. Choose the type of installation. Here I will choose replace existing Linux system(s). You can check review and modify partition layout to edit partitions. You can create new partitions from here. But I will not check this and click next button.

Choose Type of Installation

12. Click write changes to disk.

Warning Storage Configuration to Disk

13. Choose Basic server and click next button.

Default CentOS Installation

14. The installation now starts.

Installing CentOS 6.4 Step by Step

15. Installation has successfully completed. Click restart to finish installation.

Installing CentOS 6.4 Step by Step

You can now configure IP address, GUI or other features as required.

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