Cloud OS eyeOS is a Open Source Free Cloud Based Operating System. It can be installed on your local hard disk in very easy steps. In a previous article, we wrote the details of Cloud OS.
In order to be able to install Cloud OS eyeOS, your PC or Mac needs to be configured like a server so that it can run Apache Server and LAMP. The easiest way is to install XAMPP for Windows PC and MAMP for Mac for running these. You can follow this tutorial on how to install WordPress on local hard disk using XAMPP. If you are following that tutorial to install XAMPP, do up to the sentence “Now click on phpMyAdmin in the left column under Tools. We have placed the cursor over the option in above screen shot.” in that tutorial.
Download Cloud OS eyeOS now
Cloud OS eyeOS is Open Source an free, there is an Professional Edition which is paid. We will show installation of the Free Version of Cloud OS eyeOS in this tutorial. Download Cloud OS eyeOS from this link.
After downloading, extract it (1).
Preparation to install your Cloud OS eyeOS
Start XAMPP or MAMP, go to this URL :
This is your XAMPP Panel, Click English; then in the next window, click phpMyAdmin under Tools (lower left) :
Under PHPMyAdmin, create a new database and name it as eyeos , keep all settings at default and click create :
After creation, forget it. Note that, we have not used and password as it is on your local hard disk. Now, go to :
(your drive where is XAMPP or MAMP)\xampp\htdocs
and create a folder named eyeos and paste all the contents of downloaded archive (look at 1 above). So, your Cloud OS eyeOS’s README file is just inside the eyeos folder :
Close the window. Open the browser.
Installing your Cloud OS eyeOS
Very easy. Point your browser to :
If everything is OK, the below screen will appear; click Install eyeOS 2 on my server :
The next Window will tell many things are not installed, you can install them later, we can work with our Cloud OS nicely with what XAMPP offers. Scroll down and click Continue with the installation. In the next screen, you will see these :
Put only your password. Keep everything as default (Ha ha…I am so clever!), click next and within few seconds your installation will be complete.
You can access your Cloud OS eyeOS from this location in browser :
Username will be root and password what you have chosen. Just a glimpse :