AlmaLinux 8 Linux VM Images for VirtualBox and VMware

Introduction

AlmaLinux is an open-source RHEL fork built by the team of CloudLinux to fill the gap left by the dead CentOS stable release. AlmaLinux is a 1:1 binary compatible for of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

It is a completely free OS, backed by CloudLinux Inc, and with support until at least 2029.

Here, we provide ready to use AlmaLinux 8 VirtualBox and VMware images for urgent requirements. The VirtualBox and VMware images are created in such a way that they are less in size but contains all the standard packages required for instant run.

Both VirtualBox and VMware support OVA & OVF image formats which means you can use VirtualBox image on VMware and vice versa. However, sometime you may face network issues due to interface naming.

AlmaLinux 8.3 Beta - Minimal Installation

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VirtualBox Image (Size 980MB)
VMWare Image (Size 1GB)


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VirtualBox Image (Size 980MB)
VMWare Image (Size 1GB)

VirtualBox

MD5 - 0ecbc8865bfd06fd7c6b841ed734e7e6
SHA-1 - a84a9f70dff0c5878c2be513b091e54cdb079919

VMware

MD5 - 93a319e02dd332a539510e905f10ed78
SHA-1 - a99df2ee40de9e9d24f4efa7133d5c21255ed4fe

AlmaLinux 8.3 Beta - Graphical Desktop Installation

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VirtualBox Image (Size 2.5GB)
VMWare Image (Size 2.6GB)


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VirtualBox Image (Size 2.5GB)
VMWare Image (Size 2.6GB)

VM images comes pre-installed with VirtualBox Guest Additions / Open VM Tools for better performance

VirtualBox

MD5 - 082e92e4506b3a36a28bd69edb88c1b3
SHA-1 - 7171b81ed8e00c1ac378bf4e68ac4038e13298de

VMware

MD5 - 35c21421c622587a78c9754d6148976e
SHA-1 - 8e1a795cc3dfe99acd3ccf864f911e2c2689c4d8

System Details & Login Information

NOTES
SYSTEM DETAILS LOGIN DETAILS

vCPU: 2

RAM: 2GB

DISK: 512GB

  /boot       : 1GB

  /       : 70GB LVM

  /home       : 440GB LVM

  SWAP       : 2GB

Network: Bridged

Username: almalinux

Password : almalinux

(to become root, use sudo su -)

How To Use

You can visit our dedicated section on how to import virtual machine images on VirtualBox and VMware Workstation.

Conclusion

Thank you for downloading ready to use AlmaLinux 8 VM images. Please feel free to share your feedback in the comments section.

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