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Ubuntu on VirtualBox on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

OK I am a complete computer science newbie here - purchased "Practical Computing for Biologists" to learn and first thing they have you do is set up Ubuntu on VirtualBox within Windows to allow access ...
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How to run Ubuntu, within Windows, from a USB drive? [duplicate]

Is is possible to run Ubuntu from a USB pen drive, while simultaneously working and running the main OS (Windows) on the computer? I assume this is like a virtual desktop held on the USB, and ...
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How do I install Ubuntu inside VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 as a testbed using virtual box . And my Host OS is also Ubuntu 12.04 . Please tell me how to install it using virtual box. The .iso is on my desktop , suggest me ...
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Installation problems while using VirtualBox on Windows XP [duplicate]

I'm running Windows XP. I've been trying to load Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. After first restart, it displays the message: please remove installation media and close the try (if any) then press ...
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ubuntu in a virtual box [duplicate]

I need to run ubuntu through Oracle vm virtual box. Can someone please walk me through it? do I download ubuntu first then open the vm and install it there? or do I need an image? very new to this ...
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Can't Load Ubuntu on VirtualBox [duplicate]

I am new to VirtualBox and to Ubuntu. I have a PC running Vista and am trying to install Ubuntu and then run NASA LINUX software. In my first try I installed VirtualBox and set up a virtual computer ...
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How do I install Ubuntu through virtual box? [duplicate]

I have set up Ubuntu on virtual box. I have reached the stage where it says install or try Ubuntu. When I press try, it takes me through a series of steps that I am not sure of, for example , ...
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Simply, running an Ubuntu Server through Virtualbox? [duplicate]

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 ...
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Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
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VirtualBox install loop [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit in VirtualBox. Once I installed it in virtualbox, I restarted, and it asked me once again to install. I just closed the window, so it went black and about 5 minutes ...
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downloading and running on virtual box [duplicate]

I am downloading ubuntu for the first time. I am planning on installing it on a virtual machine. Will I need to install it from a dvd copy, or will I be able to install it from my hard drive?
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Virtualization unbuntu guest [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on my laptop (i7 ivy bridge 32GB mem) and run a one or two ubuntu guests. Is there a step by step guide to help me do this ?
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How install 14.04 to virtualbox with live CD as guest on mint 17 [duplicate]

I have a dedicated mint 17 partition as well as VB downloaded. I also have 14.04 live CD and just need a sequence to install
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Installing Ubuntu Into a Virtual Machine [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu into a virtual machine on my Win7 PC. I have Oracle Virtual Box Manager. Does anyone know how to do Ubuntu into this virtual machine or can anyone point in the right ...
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Is there a .vmdk file for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu be installed on Virtualbox? If yes how?

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