There is the possibility to use a native operating system, for example Ubuntu, which will build the system used here on a virtual machine.

1 Install OS

1.1 Installing Linux VM

Tested with Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 and ubuntu-18.04.2 LTS,

The username, epics was used in this installation. Please replace the correct username in this documentation if necessary.

This example creates EPICS in the user home directory. For final installations a more permanent directory like /usr/local or /opt may be desirable.

Linux commands
Learn basic commands for Linux, a free and open-source operating system that you can make changes to and redistribute.

NANO editor
This guide covers basic operations in nano, and is meant to be very concise. For more information about nano check out:

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