Debian virtual machine on Windows

STEP 1: Download/Install VirtualBox 5.0.0 from

STEP 2: Download/Install Debian 8.1 GNU/Linux from Detailed Instructions to install Debian 8.1 on VirtualBox VM are at

STEP 3: Launch VirtualBox and start Debian 8.1 GNU/Linux VM

STEP 4: Launch new Console (command-line Window) to get Linux command prompt. Now, you are ready to try out examples from the book on a Windows Machine.