Create WeBWorK Virtual Machine (.OVA) File

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Instructions for creating WeBWorK-LiveDVD

Note that the resulting .ova image can be used to create a virtual machine

Build the server on VirtualBox

  1. Download the ubuntu live CD (server version)
  2. Install following the standard directions with the following options
    1. User name: wwadmin
    2. login: wwadmin
    3. password: wwadmin
    4. Computer name: wwserver

Follow install directions

  1. set password for MySQL (wwadmin)
  2. add practice users and jsmith/jsmith to myTestCourse
  3. add the standard sets to myTestCourse


  1. sudo find / -name *~ -print

Remove openssh-server

Unser settings