Creating a New Virtual Machine

To create Ubuntu virtual machines, you’ll need two pieces of software. First, you’ll need the Ubuntu operating system itself. Visit Ubuntu’s downloads page[8] and select the Desktop version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The file is quite large and may take a while to download. Save this file to your Downloads folder.

Next, you’ll need VirtualBox, the software you’ll use to create and manage our virtual machine. Visit VirtualBox’s download page[9] and download the version for your operating system. Once the software downloads, run the installer and accept all of the default options. The installer may ask for permission to install additional drivers or components, which you should allow.

Once the installation completes, ...

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