Ubuntu Linux on VirtualBox quick setup

Boost your productivity by running multiple operating systems in the same time!
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (96 ratings)
5,632 students
Ubuntu Linux on VirtualBox quick setup
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (96 ratings)
5,631 students
Install VirtualBox
Install Ubuntu on a virtual machine
Linux basic commands
Change Ubuntu flavor to xUbuntu
Install Java, NodeJs and Python on Ubuntu
Install InteliJ, VS-Code and Eclipse on Ubuntu


  • No requirements


Running Linux on a virtual machine has many advantages: easy and secure setup, complete control over the machine, easy backUp and folder sharing.

Do you want to quickly start using Linux Ubuntu?

In this course you will learn how to easily set it up on a virtual machine using VirtualBox.

You will be able to fix the errors that might come along and set up a complete coding environment.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner developers who want to learn Linux

Course content

1 section • 12 lectures • 40m total length
  • VirtualBox installation
  • Ubuntu installation
  • Adding guest additions
  • Sharing folders with host machine
  • Going full-screen
  • Cloning a virtual machine
  • Linux basic commands
  • Linux flavours
  • Switching to xUbuntu
  • Installing Java, Python and NodeJs on Ubuntu
  • Installing IntelliJ, VS-Code and Eclipse IDEs
  • Bonus Lecture


Web and Cloud Developer
Alex Horea
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 541 Reviews
  • 17,390 Students
  • 4 Courses

Hi! I'm Alex and I am pleased to meet you!

I have a master's degree in Internet Technologies and I'm an enthusiast web and cloud developer. In the last years I worked designing and implementing user interfaces and cloud solutions for various clients from the automotive industry.

I firmly believe that knowing is never enough. Knowledge must be put to practice, that is why I want to focus my teaching on concrete, real world programs.