How to create an Ubuntu VM on Windows 10 using Quick Create


Windows 10 is not just a modern desktop operating system, and it also has some great IT Pro and Developer related features build in. One of them is client Hyper-V. This is the same hypervisor which powers virtualization in Windows Server and the Microsoft Azure datacenters. With Hyper-V, you can create virtual machines running on Windows 10, without the need for third-party software. You can not just run Windows virtual machines, and you can also run Linux virtual machines. In this blog post, I am going to show you how you can create an Ubuntu VM on Windows 10 using Hyper-V.


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Here are the quick steps for the users : 


Creating Ubuntu virtual machine


  1. Open Hyper-V Manager.
  2. Under the “Hyper-V Manager” section, right-click the computer name, and select the Quick Createoption. ...
  3. Select the Ubuntu version that you want to run.
  4. Click the Create Virtual Machine button.