VirtualBox

Installation

First step

Install VirtualBox.

On Linux you can install it with your package manager (Debian or Arch Linux).

Second step

Download our VirtualBox appliance.

Open VirtualBox and go to File > Import Appliance and import the file you just downloaded.

appliance

import

folder

When getting to the Appliance settings page, you may adjust the RAM and CPU parameters. Be careful to have a least 2048 MB of RAM.

You can then click the Import button.

settings

Third step

Inside VirtualBox select your newly created virtual machine and click on the Start button.

select

In the familiar PXE menu, choose the Prepare disk entry.

Let it boot, a script will run automatically and your VM will shutdown once it is done.

menu

Fourth step

You can Start your VM again. You can now use the PXE menu as usual to boot NixOS image.

Warning

Be careful! You should log in with epita user and no password. Your data is in /home/epita, this directory is kept between reboot, you will not lose files each time you stop your VM.