Computer Setup for Hands-On Workshops at HCC

What You Need

Hardware: a computer with a 64-bit processor, hardware virtualization and at least 4 GB of RAM. Any computer less than 5 years old probably meets those requirements.

Primary Operating System: Ubuntu Linux

The computer should have Ubuntu Linux 14.04 installed as its main operating system, not in a virtual machine.

You must have root privileges on the Ubuntu OS, so you can install software.

It will need this software, all of which is free:

Windows Virtual Machine

We will need a VMware virtual machine with Windows 7 Professional or better or Windows 10 Professional or better on it.

We need Administrator privileges on the Windows virtual machine

In the Windows virtual machine, we need this software:

Posted 3-2-16 by Sam Bowne