antiX Linux 17 Installation + Guest Additions on Oracle VirtualBox [2017]

This video tutorial shows antiX Linux 17 installation on Oracle VirtualBox step by step. This tutorial is also helpful to install antiX 17 on physical computer or laptop hardware. We also install Guest Additions on antiX-17 for better performance and usability features such as Automatic Resizing Guest Display, Shared Folder, Seamless Mode and Shared Clipboard, Improved Performance and Drag and Drop.

1- Create Virtual Machine on Oracle VirtualBox
2- Start antiX Linux 17 Installation
3- Install VirtualBox Guest Additions
4- Test Guest Additions Features: Automatic Resizing Guest Display and Shared Clipboard

antiX Linux 17 New Features and Improvements
antiX Linux distribution is a lightweight operating system based on Debian. Like Devuan Linux, antiX is one of the systemd-free Linux distributions. antiX 17 is based on Debian 9.2 and removes the systemd init software in favour of SysV init. AntiX-17 supports both 32-bit and 64-bit processors. It focuses on supporting older hardware. It can support Pentium III computers with a minimum 256 MB RAM requirement. The installer needs a minimum of 2.7 GB hard drive space to run. New features in AntiX-17:
– antiX distro makes provision for legacy, 32-bit UEFI and 64-bit UEFI live bootloaders
– systemd-free
– eudev instead of udev
– Fast
– Light on resources
– Flexible
– Install to harddrive
– Set up and run live from an encrypted stick with persistence and remaster
– Frugal install on a partition
– Option to run Debian Testing (buster) or sid

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6 Responses to antiX Linux 17 Installation + Guest Additions on Oracle VirtualBox [2017]

  1. David Hay

    Thanks – It's not easy to get good instructions for installing lightweight linux on Vbox, I just followed along and it worked like a dream!

  2. bioxcracker key

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  3. bioxcracker key

    Para los que no cachan como descargar antix desde la página del link tienen que darle en Torrent que sale de azul antix y Luego le dan a descargar

  4. white Hat

    HOW install distribution Sn3rpOs_v2.17-20170518_0151

  5. John Ratko

    Hmm.. interesting enough distro to go on me test list.

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