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Install Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows using Virtual Box

Prerequisites

  1. Install Oracle VM VirtualBox for Windows hosts.
  2. Download Ubuntu Desktop.

Steps

  1. Create a virtual machine

    Click on New to create a virtual machine.

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    Choose a name for the virtual machine (ubuntu), select type Linux and version Ubuntu (64-bit).

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    For the following steps, use at least 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of disk space if possible.

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  2. Install Ubuntu on the virtual machine

    On Virtual Box interface, select the created virtual machine (ubuntu here) and click on Start.

    At start-up, select the Ubuntu Desktop file and click on Start.

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    Click on Install Ubuntu.

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    Select Download updates while installing Ubuntu and click on Continue.

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    Select Erase disk and install Ubuntu and click on Install Now.

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