Installation of Linux on Windows

Looking forward to upgrading your Windows? Are you willing to install Linux on your Windows PC? If yes, this guide is going to be quite helpful for you. We are here going to tell you about the different types of Linux installation process on your Windows PC. Moreover, we will let you know about different terms like Linux and Linux Distribution to make the process a little bit easier for you.
What is Linux?
Linux is an open-source free to use a kernel that is being used by programmers and various organizations across the globe to create a preferred operating system.
What is Linux Distribution?
Linux Distribution is an operating system that is being made from the collection of Linux based software. It is a packaged management system that includes the distribution of different packages as per distribution’s maintainers. One can use different types of Linux Distribution systems depending upon their preferences. One can use a private Linux operating system to keep their system safe from hacking and can also use public Linux to enjoy wider benefits over there.
How to install Linux on Windows?
Solution 1: Install Linux using USB Stick
Launch your web browser and then make a download for Ubuntu.iso files on your computer.
Download Universal USB Installer to boot USB stick
Select an Ubuntu Distribution to put on USB.
Select the drive letter and then press create button
Tap on Yes option to install Ubuntu on USB
Once done, a small window will appear on your home screen congratulating you about the successful installation.
Solution 2: Install Linux using CD-ROM
Download Ubuntu.iso file on your PC and then burn the files to a CD.
Boot your computer system using the optical drive and then just follow the instructions being provided over there.
Solution 3: Install Linux using Virtual Machine
Download Virtual box your Windows PC using a dedicated link.
Once done, click Next and then select the directory for installing VirtualBox.
Tap on Next and then select the Desktop icon.
Press Next and then tap on Yes.
Press Install to initiate the installation of Virtual Box on your device.
Tap Finish to accomplish the process.
Now, download a dedicated version of Ubuntu on your device.
Launch VirtualBox and then tap on New button.
Name your OS and select OS like Linux and version as Ubuntu 32bit.
Press Next and then allocate RAM size to the Virtual OS.
Tap on Create for creating Virtual hard drive.
Select VHD and then press Next to continue with the process.
Tap on Dynamic allocated and followed by Next.
Allocate memory to your VHD and then tap on the create button.
The virtual machine thus created will be easily visible along with its name in the left panel.
Next, select Machine and then tap on the Start button.
Select Folder followed by Ubuntu iso file and then press the Start button.
Tap on Continue and then select the option to erase the disk and install Ubuntu.
Once Ubuntu will get install on your VHD select the location for setting up a time zone.
Press Continue and then select your Keyboard layout.
Tap to Continue and then select your username and password for the Ubuntu admin account.
Once done, tap on Login automatically option.
It will take about 30 minutes to accomplish the installation process. Just wait and enjoy accessing Linux on Windows.

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