We are providing a command-line based Ubuntu Server running version
4.4 of the Linux kernel. Standard development tools are included
with this software, including:
This will run using the freely-available VirtualBox software.
The virtual machine includes the source code for the 10th edition of
Operating System Concepts
[ Obtaining VirtualBox ] [ Installation of the VM ] [ Running
Linux ] [ Exchanging Files Between Host
and the VM ] [ Exiting Linux ]
and click on the download tab.
Download the Virtualbox platform packages for your appropriate
system and install the software.
as a VirtualBox Appliance
Click here to download the file OSC10e.ova
Double-click on the downloaded file. This will open the following
Choose the Import button
and follow the instructions.
Highlight the virtual machine you wish to run (OSC10e) and click on
the Start button:
This will commence the Linux boot process.
The default username is osc and the password is osc as well
The password for the root user is osc
The home directory contains the source code for Operating System
Concepts in the final-src-osc10e directory
The README file includes other
instructions as well, notably for finding the location of the bcc toolset.
Files Between the Host and the Virtual Machine
You can use the wget command
from the virtual machine to download files from remote systems. For
example, to download the source code for Operating System Concepts,
To move files between the host operating system and your virtual
machine, you will have to set up port forwarding.
*** We use 10.0.2.15 as that seems
to be the IP address that NAT assigns to the client (guest virtual
machine). If this does not work properly, use the ifconfig
command on the virtual machine to determine the IP address of the
guest virtual machine.
To access your virtual machine guest:
macOS (OS X)
Using terminal, enter the command
sftp -P 2222 firstname.lastname@example.org
This will provide you with ftp access to exchange files between
your host and virtual machine guest.
We recommend using putty, freely-available software.
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.