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How to install Ubuntu 23.04 on VirtualBox

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How to install Ubuntu 23.04 on VirtualBox

Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux distributions due to its design, dynamism, compatibility and simplicity but at the same time scalability of use, Ubuntu developers release new versions with some frequency and although we currently have Ubuntu 22.10 it is already available, in its development design, Ubuntu 23.04. Ubuntu 23.04 with the name Lunar Lobster will be available to all users in April 2023 and is established as a system with a renewed interface from the moment of installation and some of the new features that we will find are:

 

What's new Ubuntu

 

  • GCC 13
  • LLVM 16
  • Python 3.11 default
  • GNU Binutils 2.40
  • GNU C Library 2.37
  • OpenLDAP 2.6
  • Go 1.20
  • Policy Kit 122

 

 

The Ubuntu 23.04 ISO image is available at the following link:

 

 ubuntu 23.04

 

 

VirtualBox is one of the most popular platforms for managing virtual environments and we currently have the new version 7.0 which we can download for free at the following link:

 

 VirtualBox

 

Ubuntu Features
Some of the novelties of this new version of VirtualBox are:
  • Compatibility to install Windows 11
  • Nested paging support for nested virtualization
  • Add a new menu item to the devices menu to update guest additions
  • New fixed progress indication when automatically installing Linux Guest Additions
  • Added initial support for SLES 15.4 kernels
  • Cloud virtual machines can be added to Virtual Machine Manager and controlled as local virtual machines
  • Added TPM 1.2 and 2.0 virtual devices

 

 

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How to install Ubuntu 23.04 on VirtualBox

 

Step 1

We open VirtualBox and click on "New":

 

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Step 2

In the pop-up window we assign a name to the virtual machine and define where it will be hosted:

 

We select the Ubuntu 23.04 ISO image (VirtualBox will automatically detect the system) by clicking on the ISO Image drop-down button:

 

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Step 3

We add the ISO:

 

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Step 4

We activate the "Skip Unattended Installation" box to avoid automatic configurations by VirtualBox

 

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step 5

and then we select the RAM to use:

 

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step 6

Set the size of the virtual hard disk:

 

 

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step 7

In the next window we will see a summary of the machine to create. Click "Finish" to see the Ubuntu 23.04 machine:

 

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step 8

We click on "Settings" to adjust the necessary parameters of the virtual machine:

 

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step 9

We see the different sections:

 

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step 10

In the Network section we will see the following:

 

 

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step 11

We establish “Bridge adapter” to allow the connection with the virtual machine:

 

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step 12

We click on "Start" to load the virtual machine:

 

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step 13

We will see the following. Select "Try or Install Ubuntu"

 

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step 14

and we wait for the processes to load:

 

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step 15

We will see the following:

 

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step 16

We select the language to use and in the following window we click on "Install Ubuntu":

 

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step 17

Let's remember that it is possible to test the system but all the changes will be lost when closing the session, then we define the keyboard language:

 

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step 18

Now we select the type of network connection to use:

 

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step 19

After this we define the type of installation to use:

 

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step 20

There it will be possible to use the default installation or the basic installation, additionally it is possible to install third-party updates, we click Continue and in the next window we leave the "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" box active:

 

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step 21

It is possible to access extra functions by clicking on "Advanced Functions", we click on "Continue" to see the following:

 

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step 22

We click on "Start the installation" and now we define the physical location:

 

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Step 23

Then we configure username and password:

 

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step 24

We click on "Continue" and as a novelty it is now possible to select the theme to use:

 

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step 25

We click "Continue" to start the installation of Ubuntu 23.04:

 

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step 26

We wait for the system configuration to be done:

 

 

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Note
It is possible to click on the terminal icon to see the process in this mode.

 

 

Step 27

We wait for the installation to finish and at the end we click on "Restart in Ubuntu 23.04":

 

 

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Step 28

When restarting, the error that the installation medium is present jumps, to avoid it we go to "Machine - Restart" to load the normal boot:

 

 

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Step 29

We expect Ubuntu 23.04 to load:

 

 

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step 30

We logged into Ubuntu 23.04:

 

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step 31

We enter the password:

 

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step 32

We complete the initial configuration:

 

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Step 33

It is possible to send information to developers:

 

 

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Step 34

We configure privacy:

 

 

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step 35

We expect it to be completed:

 

 

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Step 36

Now we are going to Install the Guest Additions which allow a total interaction between the physical equipment and the virtual machine, for this we are going to "Devices - Install CD Image of the <<Guest Additions>>":

 

 

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Step 37

Confirm that they can be executed, if not, we open the terminal and update the system:
 sudo apt update 
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Step 38

Then we apply the updates:
 sudo apt upgrade 
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Step 39

We enter the letter S to confirm:

 

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Note
In some cases it is recommended to execute the following:
 sudo apt install build-essential dkms Linux-headers-$(uname -r) 

 

 

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step 40

We confirm the process:

 

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Step 41

We hope it reaches its end:

 

 

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step 42

We check if the Guest Additions image works:

 

 

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Step 43

In case it still doesn't work, open terminal and run:
 sudo mount /dev/cdrom /mnt cd /mnt dir 
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Step 44

Install Guest Additions:
 sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run 
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step 45

We hope it ends:

 

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Step 46

We maximize the window and wait for the Guest Additions to be applied to have its functions available:

 

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Step 47

Check the Ubuntu version from the terminal by running:
 cat /etc/os-release 
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It is that simple to install Ubuntu 23.04 in VirtualBox and test it to get the most out of its features.

 


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