We would be continuing from where we left off. To continue in the second part of this series, i will be making the following assumptions;

– You have read the first part of this series.

– You are curious to know what Linux is all about

– You have a fairly modern laptop with a decent processor speed and at least 1GB RAM (2GB or more, preferrably)

– A Linux distribution CD/DVD. We would be using UBUNTU 10.04 for this tutorial. If you don’t have any, click here to see how you can get one for free.

STEP 1

Point your browser to Virtualbox and download Virtualbox 3.2.6 for Windows host. It is a fairly large file of about 75MB.

STEP 2

Ensure no application is running in the background on your laptop to compete for system resources.

Install the software. The following screen shots should guide you;

STEP 3

Wait for part 3 of this series, there we would be installing LINUX as a guest OS in our Windows PC.

Stay tuned!

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