How to Install Linux Mint 18 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 on VirtualBox in Windows 10?
The latest version of the Linux Mint operating system is 18.3. In this article, we will install the Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon operating system on Windows 10 using the Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization program.
Before you install Linux Mint with VirtualBox, download the Linux Mint 18.3 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 18.3 in VirtualBox Virtual Machine?
Follow the steps below for installing Linux Mint 18 step by step on Oracle VM VirtualBox.
Open the VirtualBox program and click the New button to create a new virtual machine for Linux Mint.
Type a name for the virtual machine, and then click Next button after you have selected the operating system version.
Assign a 4 GB RAM value for the virtual machine and click on the Next button.
For Linux Mint virtual machine performance, select the Fixed Size option and click on the Next button.
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. Once you have configured the disk space, click on the Create button.
Wait while the virtual hard disk is created…
After creating a new virtual machine for Linux Mint 18, click on the Right Button / Settings on the virtual machine.
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.
Select the Linux Mint 18 ISO file and click the Open button.
Run the virtual machine…
On the Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 Bit Boot screen, press the Enter button on the Start Linux Mint option.
Opening Linux Mint 18.3…
Double click on Install Linux Mint on the Linux Mint desktop.
Select the operating system language and click the Continue button.
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.
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.
Continue by clicking the Continue button in the Write the changes to disks window.
Select the region you live in and click Continue.
Select the keyboard layout and click the Continue button.
Specify a username and password for Linux Mint 18 and click Continue.
Installing VirtualBox on Linux Mint 18…
Wait while the necessary programs are installing…
The steps to install Linux Mint 18.3 in VirtualBox on Windows 10 has successfully completed. Restart the system by clicking the Restart Now button.
Type in the password you specify and log in to the system.
We have successfully completed Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 Bit installation with VirtualBox!
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