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Updated vmfest/pallet instructions to use a predetermined directory.

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1. Install VirtualBox on your machine
2. Disable login credential:
$ VBoxManage setproperty websrvauthlibrary null
-3. Download and uncompress the following image https://s3.amazonaws.com/vmfest-images/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi.gz
-4. Clone the image to the directory where you want it to be permanently stored:
- $ VBoxManage clonehd /path/to/downloaded/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi /path/to/permanent/location/ubuntu...-server.vdi
+3. Download and uncompress the following [image](https://s3.amazonaws.com/vmfest-images/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi.gz "image")
+4. Clone the image to its final destination (~/.vmfest/models):
+ $ mkdir -p ~/.vmfest/models
+ $ VBoxManage clonehd /path/to/downloaded/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi ~/vmfest/models/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi
* This should produce a uuid for your new image. Keep it around
5. Start VirtualBox (the GUI) and:
1. Create an new image Linux - Ubuntu (64bit)
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4. The credentials are user/superduper
5. Now stop the machine and detach the hard drive from it (in settings)
6. Make the disk image immutable
- $ VBoxManage modifyhd /path/to/permanent/location/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi --type immutable
+ $ VBoxManage modifyhd ~/vmfest/models/ubuntu-10-10-64bit-server.vdi --type immutable
6. Get the name of your bridged network interface by running:
$ VBoxManage list bridgedifs | grep ^Name
e.g. "Name: en1: AirPort 2" --> the interface name is "en1: Airport 2"
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:os-64-bit true
:no-sudo false
:sudo-password "superduper"}}
- :model-path "/Users/tbatchlelli/.vmfest/models" ;; this should point to your home
- :node-path "/Users/tbatchelli/.vmfest/nodes" ;; this should point to your home
+ :model-path "~/vmfest/models"
+ :node-path "~/vmfest/nodes"
:url "http://localhost:18083"
:identity ""
:credential ""

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