F20 in VirtualBox VM

Steven Stern subscribed-lists at sterndata.com
Fri Dec 20 17:43:32 UTC 2013

On 12/20/2013 11:28 AM, Klaus-Peter Schrage wrote:
> Am 20.12.2013 00:50, schrieb Greg Woods:
>> I am running VirtualBox under F19, and I wanted to try F20 in a VM, but
>> I can't get it to install. With both the Live ISO and the full DVD iso,
>> if I point the virtual DVD drive at the ISO, it boots into the main
>> syslinux/Anaconda menu, but as soon as I select "Install Fedora",  the
>> screen goes black and nothing ever happens. Has anyone installed F20
>> into a VirtualBox VM?
>> Thanks,
>> --Greg
> I had success with VirtualBox and F20 on two machines, after initially
> having this very black screen on several trials. So please don't mind
> my  question: When creating the new VM in VBox Manager, did you choose
> the correct version of Fedora? I clicked on "Fedora" and I missed that
> there was an entry "Fedora (64bit)" ...
It worked for me when I selected "Red Hat (64 bit)" as the OS type.

-- Steve

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