How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?Linux Mint is an operating system based on Debian and Ubuntu developed in France released in 2006.
How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

How to Install Linux Mint 18/Linux Mint 19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

The latest version of the Linux Mint operating system is 19. In this article, we will install Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon/Linux Mint 19 Tara operating system on Windows 10 using the Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization program.

Before you install Linux Mint with VirtualBox, download the Linux Mint 18/19 from here.

In our previous articles, we installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu. You can find this article on the link below.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 in VirtualBox Virtual Machine?

Follow the steps below for installing Linux Mint 18/19 step by step on Oracle VM VirtualBox.

You can also install Linux Mint 19 on VirtualBox by following the steps below. The Linux Mint 18 and Linux Mint 19 installation steps are the same.

   Step 1

Open the VirtualBox program and click the New button to create a new virtual machine for Linux Mint.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 2

Type a name for the virtual machine, and then click Next button after you have selected the operating system version.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 3

Assign a 4 GB RAM value for the virtual machine and click on the Next button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 4

For Linux Mint virtual machine performance, select the Fixed Size option and click on the Next button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 5

Also, store the Linux Mint virtual machine virtual hard disk file on an external disk. Virtual machine performance will increase if virtual machines’ disk files run on an external disk.

You can allocate 20 GB of disk space for Linux Mint 18/19. Once you have configured the disk space, click on the Create button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 6

Wait while creating the virtual hard disk…

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 7

After creating a new virtual machine for Linux Mint 18/19, click on the Right Button / Settings on the virtual machine.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 8

On the Linux Mint Cinnamon virtual machine settings window, click Storage in the left pane and then Empty. Click on the CD/DVD symbol to add the Linux Mint ISO file and click Choose Virtual Optical Disk File from the option opened.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 9

Select the Linux Mint 18 ISO file and click the Open button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 10

Run the virtual machine…

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 11

On the Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 Bit/Linux Mint 19 Boot screen, press the Enter button on the Start Linux Mint option.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 12

Opening Linux Mint 18/19…

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 13

Double click on Install Linux Mint on the Linux Mint desktop.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 14

Select the operating system language and click the Continue button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 15

If you want to install third-party applications, click Continue button by selecting Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware, Flash, MP3 and other media.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 16

If you are installing Linux Mint for the first time, you should select the Erase disk and install Linux Mint option. If you want to install Linux Mint on the existing disk, you can continue with Something Else option.

To do a clean installation, select Erase disk and install Linux Mint and click the Install Now button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 17

Continue by clicking the Continue button in the Write the changes to disks window.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 18

Select the region you live in and click Continue.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 19

Select the keyboard layout and click the Continue button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 20

Specify a username and password for Linux Mint 18/19 and click Continue.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 21

Installing VirtualBox on Linux Mint 18/19…

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 22

Wait while the necessary programs are installing…

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 23

The steps to install Linux Mint 18/19 in VirtualBox on Windows 10 has successfully completed. Restart the system by clicking the Restart Now button.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 24

Type in the password you specify and log in to the system.

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

   Step 25

We have successfully completed Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 Bit installation/Linux Mint 19 Tara with VirtualBox!

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?

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How to Install Linux Mint 18 on VirtualBox in Windows 10? ⇒ Video

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How to Install Linux Mint 19 on VirtualBox in Windows PC/Laptop ⇒ Video

You can watch the video below to install Linux Mint 19 and Guest Additions using Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 10 PC/Laptop step by step!

  Final Word

How to Install Linux Mint 18/19 on VirtualBox in Windows 10? – In this article, we implemented the Linux Mint 18 installation step by step using VirtualBox on Windows 10. Thanks for following us!

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