Run Linux on Windows with VirtualBox!

Create a Linux virtual machine on your Windows computer. Step by step instructions and use cases are provided.

In this course, you will learn how to run Ubuntu Linux on Windows using VirtualBox.  I will guide you through step by step as we download, install, and set up a virtual machine on your Windows computer.  We dive into detailed explanations of the VirtualBox settings and also explore use case scenarios so that you can have a better understanding of virtualization technology and how it can be used for multiple purposes.

What you’ll learn

  • Run Ubuntu Linux on Windows 10 leveraging VirtualBox’s advanced integration.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Download and Install VirtualBox and Ubuntu Linux –> 3 lectures • 2min.
  • Create Your First Virtual Machine –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • Configure VirtualBox Settings –> 3 lectures • 9min.
  • Start the VM and Install Ubuntu –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • Guest Additions: Guest-Host Integration –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Snapshots: Virtual Machine Time Travel –> 2 lectures • 2min.
  • Guest Additions Features: Shared Folders and Shared Clipboard –> 3 lectures • 8min.
  • Remote Desktop Protocol: Access Your VM Anywhere –> 2 lectures • 3min.
  • A Few More Fun Features: Seamless Mode and USB Passthrough –> 2 lectures • 3min.

Run Linux on Windows with VirtualBox!

Requirements

  • Windows operating system.

In this course, you will learn how to run Ubuntu Linux on Windows using VirtualBox.  I will guide you through step by step as we download, install, and set up a virtual machine on your Windows computer.  We dive into detailed explanations of the VirtualBox settings and also explore use case scenarios so that you can have a better understanding of virtualization technology and how it can be used for multiple purposes.

Along the way, we’ll encounter advanced VirtualBox features such as shared folders, USB passthrough, and advanced networking options to help you get the most out of VirtualBox.

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