How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 17.10? – Oracle VM VirtualBox allows you to set up and run virtual machines on the operating system you are using.
How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 17.10?
Once you have installed VirtualBoxand installed a new virtual machine, you can start installing the operating system by integrating the ISO files of operating systems such as Windows, Linux or MacOS into this virtual machine.
The greatest advantage of the Oracle VM VirtualBoxvirtualizationprogram is that it is open source and completely free. In our previous article, we discussed How to Install VirtualBox on Windows 10. In this article, we will provide the steps to install and configure VirtualBox on Linux based Ubuntu 17.10.
After installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu 17.10, we will install the Guest Additions required for VirtualBox. And finally, we’ll take steps to set up the VirtualBox virtual machine on Ubuntu.
Linux distributions will be listed as below and download the appropriate version according to the hardware specifications of your computer.
Download the required file for installing the Ubuntu VirtualBox Guest Additions by clicking All supported platforms.
After downloading the VirtualBox program for Ubuntu to your computer, open the Terminal on the Ubuntu desktop. Use the cd Desktop command to switch to the desktop from the terminal, and then execute the following command to start the VirtualBox installation on Ubuntu.