Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

This question already has an answer here:

When I go through official documentation (which isn't so great) I cannot figure out how to run an Ubuntu Sever through Virtual box. I cannot find an option, and my iso is never a proper iso to boot from in the storage options... any help would be great or maybe pointing me to a good tutorial would be awesome. I just want to mess around and see what up. Thanks.

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Takkat, Braiam, Eric Carvalho, Kevin Bowen, Alvar Aug 29 '13 at 9:51

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

1  
Please edit your question for details on what you tried to install Ubuntu server, and possible errors you get. For server the installation is the same as depicted here: askubuntu.com/questions/142549/… –  Takkat Aug 2 '13 at 6:14

1 Answer 1

For simplicity I'd recommend the 32bit version. If you know what you're doing with VirtualBox, you can download the 64bit version.

Then it's just a case of building a VM in VirtualBox and booting from the downloaded ISO:

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

enter image description here

After that just follow the prompts.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.