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DynamicSquid (4897)

I use Windows, and I just got VirtualBox, and I'm following tutorials on how to install Linux on it. I first installed Ubuntu (it's downloading right now), then I create a VM on VirtualBox and pow I should have Linux. I'm following this tutorial. Is there a better way to do it? And what can I do once I get Linux? @CodeLongAndPros?

I actually don't know what I'm doing help plz
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firefish (947)

Well, I have VirtualBox too. That's how I used linux before my Dual-boot. I have a few VMs... but I deleted my linux ones because I've dual-booted.

FlaminHotValdez (685)

There's a lot of fun stuff you can try with linux, try playing with the terminal commands ;)

ironblockhd (432)

Thats a funny coincidence, i got it a few days ago lol

DynamicSquid (4897)

@ironblockhd oh cool lol! how'd you like it?

ironblockhd (432)

Love it! I did it with dual boot so i still can get into windows if i need to test something

DynamicSquid (4897)

@ironblockhd cool! which one do you prefer now?

ironblockhd (432)

@DynamicSquid doesnt really count since it was a 10 year old windows 7 computer lol:

CodeLongAndPros (1622)

I would not use Ubuntu, bit I'm a Linux snob. After getting used to vUbuntu. I would DB (Dual-boot) Manjaro Kde.

I can make a tutorial about Linux, and what it is in a couple of hours.
Virtual School oof.

CodeLongAndPros (1622)

That’s a pretty good way to test it. Linux is an amazing operating system and has a great community.

I’d try writing some C++ programs and a Makefile for it. Ubuntu’s terminal is bad, I would recommend Guake! or Alacritty. I would install Vim and run vimtutor as well (sudo apt install guake alacritty vim -y)

DynamicSquid (4897)

@CodeLongAndPros oh okay. I heard that the terminal is a big part of linux. also what browser do you recommend?

CodeLongAndPros (1622)

@DynamicSquid I use Firefox dev edition. And Linux does not need the terminal, but it's easier to use than Settings -> Zsh -> Autostart -> add new entry

PattanAhmed (1404)

@DynamicSquid Hi,
It's better to Dual-Boot between two Operating Systems...
Because VirtualBox makes your Windows OS system slow even if it's in the Premium version.
I have personally got Stuck in this.
So, I suggest you not run Linux OS on VM.

Follow this tutorial. Click here I have followed this tutorial.

25 Things to Do After Installing ‎Linux Mint 20 "Ulyana"
Thanks!

Hope this helps

CodeLongAndPros (1622)

@PattanAhmed It’s not the software but the specs. If you’re using a Celeron and 2G, it’s going to be slow. But I, with an i5 and 16G, in a laptop, no less, can run ZorinOS in QEMU with Manjaro Kde as the host, enabling KVM.

PattanAhmed (1404)

@CodeLongAndPros Even me too.
I have windows Premium with i5(8th Gen) and 8GB Ram.
But I don't know it is becoming slow on VM
So, I am using by Dual-Booting and it works fine
Thanks!

CodeLongAndPros (1622)

@PattanAhmed Windows premium? BLEECH.
But seriously, VMs don't slow your computer, that's wandows.

AstOwOlfo (257)

wdym what can u do? did u just decide to get it randomly lol?

DynamicSquid (4897)

@agent9002 yeah literally got bored at like 11pm