[SOLVED] Clarification needed for USB install **Update .img NOT .iso**

I see on youtube it is possible to install CentOS with freePBX and asterisk. [VM]
youtube: watch?v=GlnQxGJYPpI

I looked over the following wiki freepbx documentation
http:// wiki. freepbx. org/ display/ HTGS/ 1.+Install+FreePBX

I then literally followed the documentation and installed distro 6.12.65 via a USB however once I logged into root freepbx nor asterisk appear.
When I put the IP address of my server in a browser I only get the apache homepage. :confused:

Now isnt 6 for freePBX, 12 for asterisk, and 65 for centOS in the distro 6.12.65?

Either my hardware is not sufficient or [because I am new to this] I am inept.

Please clarify the correct way for a clean install of freePBX. I would like to be a part of the community. :slight_smile:


Western Digital WD Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

MSI 785G-E53 AM3 AMD 785G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

Raidmax Power Supply ATX 500 Power Supply RX-500AF

OCZ Platinum 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3P16004GK

Thank you for your patience

http : // www. freepbx. org/ support/ documentation/ installation/ installing-the-freepbx-distro

"If you’re installing using a USB drive, you may encounter a “kickstart” error while installing. If you do, don’t fret! Just keep hitting enter when the prompts appear and everything will probably work just fine."


UPDATE: I’m going to try nerd vittles tutorial. If it works you should really consider linking it to your page and give the man some props.
link: http: // nerdvittles. com /?p=9526

  • Download the USB IMG file of choice
  • Write image to USB Drive
  • Boot to thumb drive
  • Install normally

Why make is to complicated, Your are on the FreePBX forum, just download a distro as jfinstrom also suggested.

All u need is the image file then use:

If using windows: Win32diskmanager

If using a Mac, terminal app

To create the bootable usb, boot , install, remove usb, reboot , done. !

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I followed jfinstrom’s direction and was successful. Come to find out, I had burned the .iso to the usb instead of the .img to the usb. Which is why I couldn’t get the kickstart file. Thank you for having patience, I really do appreciate. I can be really thick in the head sometimes. :confused: