Introduction: How to Make a Virtual Machine in Virtualbox

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This will be a tutorial on how to create a virtual machine in Virtualbox.

Step 1: Step One

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Hit new.

Step 2: Name Your Virtual Machine and Choose the Type of OS You Will Be Using.

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Virtualbox will automatically choose the best option for you based off of the name. If you are unsure, use the magic Google.

Step 3: Now Configure the Amount of RAM You Will Need.

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For Ubuntu desktop, you will need about 1GB.

Step 4: Configure Hard Disk

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You will need to choose to make a hard disk. Choose what I have selected.

Step 5: Choose the Type and Size.

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What I have shown is the best option.

Step 6: Choose Your ISO to Boot From

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You will need a .iso file to boot from to install an OS

Step 7: Now You Are Ready Start the VM

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Once you have started your VM, you should be able to choose your options to install your OS with no issues at all.

Step 8: There You Go!

You have now created a VM in virtualbox.

Comments

hpete2000 (author)2016-01-29

Is there a way to use a torrent file with VirtualBox?

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-08-23

Nice tutorial

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