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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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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 do I boot a virtual machine from my downloaded .iso file? [duplicate]

I Have the latest version of VirtualBox (Oracle), but I have no clue how to create a virtual machine. I went to the site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop and Downloaded 32bit Ubuntu. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can i set up an Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows (Oracle VirtualBox)? [duplicate]

I am new to the Ubuntu OS. I was wondering if I could use this operating system through an Oracle VirtualBox virtual machine on Windows as I do not want to switch my computer's OS. It is a Hewlett-...
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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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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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Vm VirtualBox with Ubuntu 16.04.5 Input/output error [duplicate]

New to this but tried pretty much everything - but do I need an actual physical removable CD in order to install Ubuntu inside VirtualBox?
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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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