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Recipe instructions for building your own virtual machine

Install EPEL

rpm -ivh http://linux.mirrors.es.net/fedora-epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

 

Make sure a valid hostname is resolvable

The default hostname is “avalon.dev”, so name the machine this and enter it into /etc/hosts

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# cat /etc/hosts
127.0.0.1   localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4 avalon.dev

 

 


Install the NUL repository information into /etc/yum.repos.d/nul-public.repo, and place the GPG key in the proper location:

 

Contents of nul-public.repo

[nul_public]
name=NUL Library Public RHEL repository
baseurl=http://yumrepo-public.library.northwestern.edu/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-nul
cost=150

 

Contents of /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-nul

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