Brief Instructions To Load a VirtualBox Image

  • Download one of the VirtualBox image files from cattut.shadowcat.co.uk.
  • Extract using the appropriate tool.
  • Create a New Virtual Machine in VirtualBox using the uncompressed VDI file as the Hard Drive
    • Run VirtualBox
    • Click the "New" button
    • Click "Next"
    • Enter the name "CatalystTutorial"
    • Select "Linux" for the Operating System dropdown
    • Select "Debian" for the Version dropdown
    • Select "Next"
    • On the "Memory" panel select "Next" (you can bump up the memory if you want)
    • On the Virtual Hard Disk" panel select "Use existing hard disk"
    • Click the "folder icon" on the right
    • Select the "CatalystTutorial.vdi" file that was extracted in the previous steps
    • Click "Next"
    • Click "Create"
  • Once the VM has been added, click "Network" in the panel on the right
  • Change "Adapter 1" to "Bridged Adapter"
    (see Catalyst::Manual::Tutorial::01_Intro for more information on network settings)
  • Click "OK"
  • Start the VM