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Install Ubuntu-16.04 LTS on Virtual Box (Desktop version)

  1. Download the .iso image for Ubuntu-16.04-desktop version.
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2. Open Oracle Virtual Box and click on “New”.

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3. Enter the Name for your VM. Then select Type as Linux and Version as Ubuntu (64-bit) from the drop-down. Click “Next”.

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4. Allocate RAM as per your usage. 1024 MB is the recommended memory size. (Using the recommended RAM here)

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5. Select “Create a virtual hard disk now” as we are installing Ubuntu on Virtual Box for first time.

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6. Select “VDI(Virtual Box Disk Image)” as the type for your Virtual Hard Disk file.

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7. Select “Dynamically Allocated” as we don’t want to keep restriction on the virtual hard disk file size.

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8. Enter the name for the Virtual Hard Disk file. (we can also leave it as default name same as VM name).

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9. Your VM will now be created with the above configuration. (Visible on the left panel of Virtual Box).

Select the VM and click on “Start”.

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10. Now click on the icon as highlighted below.

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11. Go to the path of your Ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso image and select it. Click “Open”.

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12. Now Ubuntu will boot up and ask for Installation details. Click on “Install Ubuntu”.

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13. Don’t select the checkbox as we don’t want to install any 3rd party software while Ubuntu Installation.

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14. As we are making Ubuntu VM for the 1st time on our Virtual Box, we will select the 1st option i.e. “Erase disk and install Ubuntu”.

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15. Select your location for time zone settings. I am selecting India (Kolkata) as my region.

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16. Select your keyboard layout. I am selecting as “English (US)” as per my usability.

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17. Fill in the below fields for Name, Username, Password and Computer’s Name.

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18. Wait for the Installation to complete.

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19. Enter your password for logging into the Ubuntu-16.04 VM Desktop.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is now running on your Oracle Virtual Box.

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