Course Description

How to Install Ubuntu Linux on a Virtual Machine

If you are new to Ubuntu Linux and want to explore it without affecting your current operating system, setting up a virtual machine is a great option. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to install Ubuntu Linux on a virtual machine using VirtualBox.

Step 1: Download Ubuntu ISO

First, download the Ubuntu ISO file from the official Ubuntu website. Make sure to select the appropriate version based on your system architecture.

Step 2: Install VirtualBox

Download and install VirtualBox on your host operating system. VirtualBox is a free and open-source virtualization software that allows you to run multiple operating systems on a single machine.

Step 3: Create a New Virtual Machine

Open VirtualBox and click on the "New" button. Follow the wizard to create a new virtual machine. Assign memory, create a virtual hard disk, and configure the settings.

Step 4: Install Ubuntu

Start the virtual machine and select the Ubuntu ISO file as the boot media. Follow the on-screen instructions to install Ubuntu. You can choose to install it alongside the existing operating system or create custom partitions.

Step 5: Complete the Installation

Once the installation