Install VirtualBox and setup a virtual machine with Ubuntu on MacOS

This blog post does contain a very short cheat sheet for me and maybe it is also useful for you: How to install VirtualBox and setup a virtual machine with Ubuntu on a Mac OS host system, by using various documentation resources from the internet.

Step 1: Download and install the latest VirtualBox on your Mac (pay attention to the Oracle Licensing, when you start using VirtualBox).

Step 2: Be aware of the system security preferences settings. You can follow the instructions from this awesome very short blog post, written by Xilin Sun. That will help you to avoid following Error:

Solving VirtualBox “kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)” Error on macOS

Step 3: Download an iso image file from the Ubuntu webpage for your installation.

Step 4: Follow these instructions which are written by the About the Biometric Research Program. The instructions are for a Windows operating system, but I would say, you can easily map the content to a Mac0S installation.

And by the way also useful to know is:


Maybe this was useful for you and let’s see what’s next?

Greetings,

Thomas

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