[Cialug] Virtualbox under Ubuntu 11.04
newz at bearfruit.org
Wed Sep 21 15:45:38 CDT 2011
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Tom Sellers <tomsellers2001 at yahoo.com>wrote:
> To all who have responded to my earlier question. The reason that I was
> trying to do this is 1) to learn something about setting up virtual machines
> and 2)
> to set up this machine with the ability to run multiple operating systems
> without using a dual boot arangement.
> I don't have any experience with any of the products mentioned. My only
> experience with virtual machines was with a Windows virtual machine that I
> had set up when we were testing software installations and it gave me the
> ability to install software and then go back to the original point once
> again to try another software package on the same machine environment.
> I am also new to linux other than the fact that I have had a Samba server
> setup in my home for a number of years to share things between computers.
> It sounds kind of like the easiest method would be to start with a client
> desktop environment first. If I were to start over again what would be the
> best approach? I know that everyone probably does not agree given their
> different experiences. Keep in mind this is not a production project but a
> learning experince for me.
Since you already have Ubuntu Server running, just do this to convert it to
Then use arrows to choose Ubuntu Desktop from the list, hit the space bar to
mark it, then tab to select the <Ok> button and enter to click it.
Or just install Ubuntu desktop from a CD or usb drive.
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