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Last updated December 28, 2013 17:18, by neomatrix369
__TOC__ This page specifies how you can build the Adopt OpenJDK default VM image for yourself. = Base Installation instructions = == Install Virtual Box == [ VirtualBox] is the VM software we use. Install the latest version for your operating system. === Windows users === Ensure the Viritualization Technology option is switched on in the BIOS, see [| Microsoft Help Page] on this. == Create base VM == In order to create the base VM: # Download [ Ubuntu] - Make sure you select the 64 bit (AMD) 12.04 version or 12.10 version # Create a new VM and choose the following options; ## '''Linux''', '''Ubuntu (64-bit)''' ## '''2048 MB''' of RAM ## New Hard Disk, '''VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image)''', '''Dynamically allocated''', ''20 GB'' # Start VM, selecting the '''ISO''' you've downloaded during '''First Run Wizard''' # Choose '''Install Ubuntu''' # Choose '''Download updates while installing''' and '''Install this third-party software''' # Select timezone and keyboard of your native settings # Enter '''openjdk''' as the username and password # Choose '''login automatically''' # Now wait, depending upon host spec and internet speed, this may take some time. # Update packages via the package manager (Can go to System Settings/Details/Update for this) # Restart Ubuntu # Install VirtualBox driver extensions (System Settings / Additional Drivers / Activate) <i>Note: In case the Ubuntu 12.10 instance is slow, please increase the available resources i.e. RAM, Video memory and number of cores (if available) for the VM instance.</i> If your installation remains slow and you are not able to increase your screen resolution, you can [[fallback to the GNOME desktop]]. == Ready-to-use VMs == Note: MacOS users: please use Zipeg ( to uncompress the downloaded zip files and then import an appliance where its available. .OVA & .OVF files can be loaded into programs like VirtualBox using the Import Appliance… option. Minimum requirements to use VM - 10-15 GB free disk space - laptop fast enough to run a VM on it - VirtualBox installed - understanding of Java - some knowledge of the OpenJDK Here's a few VMs that can be download and attached to VirtualBox: Ubuntu 12.04 VM containing OpenJDK sources [] (login & password: openjdk) Ubuntu 12.04 VM containing OpenJDK sources + Eclipse + OpenJDK projects in Eclipse [] (login/password: openjdk/j1a2v3a4, in case you open Eclipse and you see no projects you can import them from the /home/openjdk/dev/jdk8_tl folder (using the 'nested projects' option), courtesy Martin Toshev - Bulgaria JUG) Ubuntu 12.04 VM containing OpenJDK sources + Eclipse + OpenJDK projects in Eclipse [] - courtesy Ivan Ivanov-Bulgaria JUG (VM contains OpenJDK sources and IntelliJ IDEA with OpenJDK sources loaded into IntelliJ - login & password: openjdk) =Next Step= * Follow the [[AdoptOpenJDKBuildInstructions]]
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