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Old 11-07-2013, 07:56 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by druuna View Post
Before answering your questions: Is there a specific reason why you want to use RHEL? You are already aware that you don't have access to RHN and I'm just wondering if one of the RHEL clone's would be handier.

Server based alternatives for RedHat EL (free and 99.9% compatible):
- CentOS
- Scientific Linux

Consumer based alternative for RedHat EL (free, and geared toward home usage):
- Fedora

That's a nice howto. I personally use this method: RHEL local DVD Repo (from my blog here at LQ).

Running either of these two would suffice:
# yum install kvm virt-viewer virt-manager libvirt libvirt-python python-virtinst

- or -

# yum groupinstall KVM
See the above comments and do let us know if it worked!
First of all i want to thank you for helping me a lot.

To tell you the truth i do not know why Red Hat is installed but i have to run a virtual machine on this operative system.

Finally i did a fresh install, and now virt-install works perfectly. Also i want to congratulate you because the guide "RHEL local DVD Repo" is very easy to understand.

Now i am trying to use/configure and install a virtual machine (an Ubuntu Server). I am reading some guides in the web. I hope it goes well.

Thanks a lot again!
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