How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

After previous day SOT wrote about how to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, now it’s time for SOT to give manual how to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox. By such way, you can taste Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows operating system easily. Using Ubuntu in VirtualBox is suitable for you who just curious and want to try this operating system.

 

To avoid waiting too long, SOT will directly give step by step installing Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox.

1. Make sure in your Windows there has been the latest version of VirtualBox installed. If it’s not yet, feel free to download it for free from this link:

https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

make sure you already download Ubuntu 12.10 too

2. Open VirtualBox, and click on New and insert detail. For type, fill in Linux, and for Version fill in Ubuntu.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

3. manage RAM you allocated for Ubuntu. Try not to put more than half-of your computer’s RAM.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

4. make virtual hard disk as allocation you wanted.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

5. Select Ubuntu and click on Start to start.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

6. you can use Ubuntu 12.10 DVD or just using its ISO file. Here SOT uses ISo Ubuntu 12.10 file.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

7. do installation process for Ubuntu 12.10.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

8. if there’s an order “Please remove installation media..” press enter if you use ISO file. If you use DVD, put out the DVD first, then after that press Enter.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

9. Install VirtualBox Guest Additions by clicking on Devices > Install Guest Additions.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

 

10. Ubuntu Terminal will be opened, press enter when installation process is already finished.

How to Install Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows VirtualBox

11. Restart Ubuntu and that OS is ready to use.

 

It’s easy, isn’t it? Moreover SOT has explained all of process with detail image. After it is installed, make sure you do 12 things you better do after installing Ubuntu 12.10. Enjoy trying :D


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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