Hyper-V Manager is a Microsoft virtualization program and is completely free. Hyper-V software is widely used by many system administrators today.
How to Install Ubuntu 17.10 / 18.04 / 18.10 / 19.04 using Hyper-V
Hyper-V is included with the Windows operating system and Server systems and it is very simple to install it. In our previous article, we installed
. You can also install Hyper-V on your computer using the Hyper-V on Windows and Powershell command prompt. CMD
, you can easily install and use the Windows and Linux operating systems. create a virtual machine with Hyper-V
If you compare Hyper-V to
virtualization program, the biggest difference is that Hyper-V is completely free. VMware Workstation
You can browse our article on installing Windows operating systems using Hyper-V on Windows 10.
In this article, we will set up Linux / Ubuntu step by step with Hyper-V virtualization software.
How to Install Linux/Ubuntu in Hyper-V on Windows 10
After installing Hyper-V on the Windows operating system, follow the steps below to create a new virtual machine and install Ubuntu.
To install Ubuntu virtual machine, run Hyper-V Manager.
Continue by clicking
New / Virtual Machine from the Hyper-V Actions panel. Step 3
Type a name for the Ubuntu virtual machine, and then select
Store the virtual machine in a different location. Step 4
Continue by selecting
Generation 1. Step 5
Set the 4 GB (4096) RAM value for the Ubuntu virtual machine and click the
Next button. Step 6
40 GB Hard Disk space is sufficient for the Ubuntu virtual machine. You can assign more HDD sizes if you want.
After downloading the Ubuntu ISO file to your computer, add it by clicking the
Browse button in the window below. Step 8
This window provides summary information for the virtual machine to create. Click the
Finish button to skip this window. Step 9
In the Virtual Machines panel,
Right-Button / Connect on Ubuntu. Step 10
Start button to power on the virtual machine. Step 11
Starting Ubuntu operating system …
Install Ubuntu. Step 13
If you want to install 3rd party programs, select
Install third-party software, Wi-Fi hardware, MP3 and other media, and click Continue. Step 14
For a clean Linux installation, select
Erase disk and install Ubuntu, and then click Install Now. Step 15
In the “Do you want to write changes to disk” question window, click
Continue. Step 16
Continue the installation by selecting the region where you live in this step.
Adjust the keyboard layout and click
Continue. Step 18
Enter your user name and set a root password to continue the installation.
Installing Ubuntu on virtual machine …
The installation wizard installs the necessary programs for Ubuntu …
After Ubuntu has been successfully installed, click
Restart Now to restart the virtual machine. Step 22
Remove the Ubuntu installation media (ISO File) and restart the virtual machine.
Starting Ubuntu …
Click on your username.
Enter the root password you created and click the
Sign in button. Step 26
Once Ubuntu is installed successfully, you can use the virtual machine as a full screen by clicking
View / Full Screen. Step 27
Ubuntu now runs in full-screen mode.
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In this article, we have examined how to build Ubuntu using the HyperV virtualization program on Windows 10 operating system. Thanks for following us!
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