Looking to have a virtual machine setup and be able to either install or direct the VM to boot to an install of windows 7, is it possible to do?
Yes it is possible, I have one right now. Can you clarify what do you mean? I may misinterpret your achivement.– LisoApr 23, 2019 at 1:50
I want the ability to virtualize windows desktop to run within Ubuntu.– TLableApr 23, 2019 at 1:51
Where can I find out how to do that?– TLableApr 23, 2019 at 1:54
google.com/search?q=Install+Windows+7+on+virtualbox+Ubuntu– LisoApr 23, 2019 at 2:18
Installing Windows 7 through Virtual machine to run within Ubuntu system is completely possible, I can't see a reason why it wouldn't.
If you unable to do so, it's either a problem with Ubuntu side or VM program side.
Windows 7 installation screen on Virtualbox, running from 18.04 64Bit
- Get a Windows 7
- Run through the setup installation of new VMs, in Virtualbox I had to set.
- Virtual Machine names
- Amount of RAM
- (Virtual) Hard Disk space
- Load the
.isoto your newly created VM.
- You're all set.
1Thank you for that Emmet. Where can I get a windwos .iso. Do I download VirtualBox from an official website?– TLableApr 23, 2019 at 2:52
1Actually I've found the windows .iso, thank you for the link pretty simple I guess but you clearly detailed steps a easy thing for me to do myself. Thank you anyway.– TLableApr 23, 2019 at 3:01
1@TLable Virtualbox can be downloaded from their official site, or
sudo apt install virtualboxshould suffice, for the
.isoI downloaded it from adguard site —found on reddit.– LisoApr 23, 2019 at 3:34
1@TLable If you find it helpful, consider accept this answer by clicking grey checkmark to turn into green checkmark ✅. That would help others too when stumble across your post.– LisoApr 23, 2019 at 3:35