[Download page for those who still
require a 32-bit, system]
We will be using a virtual machine image running Linux 3.1 kernel
using Debian (v 8.2) distribution. This
will run using the freely-available VirtualBox software.
Each virtual machine includes the source code for Operating System Concepts and Operating System Concepts Essentials.
Obtaining Virtual Box
and click on the download tab.
Download the virtualbox platform packages for your appropriate
system and install the software.
Installation as a VirtualBox
Click here to download the file OSC-2016.ova
Double-click on the downloaded file. This will open the following window
Choose the Import button.
Highlight the virtual machine you wish to run (OSC-2016) and click
on the Start button:
This will commence the Linux boot process.
The default username is oscreader
the password is osc as well
There is a root
user and the password is osc
The home screen contains a link to the source code for Operating System
If you close the window running the virtual machine application, you
will be presented with the following dialog box:
We recommend you choose the "Power off
the machine" option.
If you click on the Activities
button, a side bar will appear with a list of useful applications
There are no graphical development tools built-in. Rather, you will
have to use a command line
-> Accessories -> Terminal
where you will find gcc, our C compiler.
There is also an editor - gedit
-> Accessories -> gedit Text Editor
However this is a text editor only. You can use it to edit your C
files, yet you will have to compile it using the command line.