AlmaLinux 8 Linux VM Images for VirtualBox and VMware


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.

AlmaLinux 8.3

Minimal Installation

VirtualBox Image (600MB)

MD5 - ddf0e056cc0f071385c3bb36f5fd1481
SHA-1 - b39844accf5d35865d984b7b8f7be520851bc7ed

VMware Image (600MB)    

MD5 - e5da76521b4e6b6142d7c8b8d5d793d8
SHA-1 - 044744a0304f444e2e285da56880f1d36a6c6787

Graphical Desktop Installation

VirtualBox Image (1.7GB)

MD5 - d7490e0409b886254df13a1b438942ae
SHA-1 - 886c261ab9b70e900b3b77f0077c50e981c35233

VMware Image (1.7GB)    

MD5 - d90d699150d3e8284f714c67cc45305f
SHA-1 - ad99451f5a06bd49095e84aa18382426e6ae617e

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

System Details & Login Information


vCPU: 2



  /boot       : 1GB

  /       : 70GB LVM

  /home       : 440GB LVM

  SWAP       : 2GB

Network: Bridged

Username: almalinux

Password : almalinux

(to become root, use sudo su -)

Import VM Image

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


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