In this article, I will show you how to install Zorin OS on VirtualBox on Windows PC. However, if you are a Linux user then, directly you turn to choose Windows, macOS operating system. But your best choice is Windows 10, or macOS operating system. In case, you might think that macOS and Windows are the best. But you don’t know Zorin OS is already having the best performance, quality, and better tools for work. However, the environment of Zorin OS allows you to work the same as Windows 10 and macOS operating system. However, most of Zorin OS said that it work like Windows 10. Indeed it is not only an operating system that is beloved by people. For those users getting out of Microsoft Windows, or macOS therefore, try the latest version of Zorin OS Linux that based Zorin OS 15.
Zorin OS one of the perfect professional based Linux operating systems that designed deeply. Zorin OS it looks like traditional Windows like Microsoft Windows 7, I recommend for those that migrate from Windows, should choose Zorin OS. Also, Zorin is suitable for every computer, beautiful look, and fast performance similar to Windows 10 easy to use it. The people were waiting that the major release of Zorin OS will the 15th edition that compatible with every computer. However, Zorin OS designed by the best ideas of engineers and power users. Every aspect of Zorin OS considered in the major release of Zorin OS. Every part of Zorin OS perfectly designed on how to install Apps, how to work properly, how to complete our experience on the technology of user-friendly design. Zorin OS is consists of a defined fresh look desktop theme. Zorin OS designed with simplicity of mind and minimization.
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Install Zorin OS on VirtualBox on Windows PC
However, Zorin OS operating was released on June 5, 2019, and for the better installation of Zorin OS on Windows as a guest operating system. Therefore, you need to have the recommended things like your computer should have at least 4GB of RAM, 16GB of ROM. Moreover, Zorin OS designed in three versions Zorin OS Ultimate, Lite, and Education. In case, Zorin OS ultimate need more RAM and storage for installation, because this version is heavy than two other versions. Also, Zorin OS developed in lite versions it requires maximum RAM and storage place, still the version is not published for users. However, the upcoming version of Zorin OS is the education version. Which will be having different sorts based on the education system.
Firstly you need to download Zorin OS from the official site, after that, download VirtualBox. However, in the era of the developer, the best option for testing operating systems is VirtualBox. VirtualBox is a free open-source virtual machine platform for testing operating systems. And you can find VirtualBox in three different versions that are Windows, macOS, and Linux. Installation of Zorin OS is like the Ubuntu installation, the interface is like Windows 10, the working is like macOS operating system.
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Create a new virtual machine
After that, you downloaded the VirtualBox go ahead and install it on your computer. By the way, the installation process is so simple everyone can do it. After that, open the VirtualBox and click on new for creating a new virtual machine for Zorin OS on VirtualBox.
Step 2. Now select a name for the operating system, select the machine folder, select the type, and the version after that, click next. In the window of Memory Size increase the memory size up to 4GB “4096” and click next.
Step 3. Select the Hard disk “Create a virtual hard disk now” and the recommended size of the hard size is 12.00 GB for Zorin OS installation and click create. In Hard disk file type select “VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image) and click next.
Step 4. In Storage on the physical hard disk select the “Dynamically allocated” option and click next. And in the file location and size increase the storage for Zorin OS installation and click Create.
Configure Zorin OS settings on VirtualBox
Step 5. In this step, you need to configure the setting of VirtualBox for the Zorin OS installation. However, right-click on the created virtual machine and click on settings. Indeed in settings of virtual machines, we will increase the size of RAM, video and inserting the ISO file.
Step 6. After that, the settings window opened on the left-handed select “General” and “Advanced” click “Shared Clipboard” and select “Bidirectional”. And on “Drag’n Drop” also select ” Bidirectional”. Now select “System” and uncheck “Floppy” disk.
Step 7. Select the “Processor” tab and increase the processors up to 2 and “Enable PAE/NX. Now select “Display” then increase the “Video Memory” up to 128 MB.
Step 8. In this step, you need to insert the Zorin OS image file, for that select “Storage” and click “Empty”. On the “IDE secondary master” click on the blue disk icon and click on “Choose Virtual Optical Disk file” then select the Zorin OS image file and click open.
Step 9. Now all the setting is done for Zorin OS finally click OK.
Install Zorin OS on VirtualBox on Windows
Step 1. Now you are in the installation step of Zorin OS, click on the Start button and wait for the welcome screen of Zorin OS.
Step 2. Select your language and click Install Zorin.
Step 3. Preparing to install Zorin, check the box of Download updates while installing Zorin and click continue.
Step 4. Here you need to erase a disk for Zorin installation, don’t worry you will erase the create a virtual disk of Zorin it doesn’t mean that you will erase all the disk. Select Erase disk and install Zorin than click Continue again click continue.
Step 5. Select your location and click continue
Step 6. Select your keyboard layout and click continue
Step 7. Create a computer name by filling your name, your computer’s name, pick a username, choose a password and click continue.
Step 8. Waiting for Zorin to be installed on VirtualBox. The installation process will take at least 20 minutes it also depends on your computer speed.
Step 9. When the installation is completed you need to restart the computer to use the new installation.
Step 10. Finally, Zorin OS is being installed on VirtualBox on Windows PC.
The new animation of Zorin OS is superb beautiful makes the user experience to feel more interest. And the Zorin OS new themes are having 6 colors which exist dark and light themes. The Zorin OS themes are customizable, Zorin OS new feature added theme is Auto, the auto work automatically dark mode and light. As nowadays the dark mode theme feature is added to Apps, Windows, macOS, Android, and IOS and now you see that inside Linux. There are unbelievable features in Zorin OS like touch interface easily connect your mobile phones to your computer. Unfortunately, the Microsoft Office is lost in Zorin OS, but there isn’t any worry the LibreOffice 6.2 is pre-installed on Zorin OS freely. Ever one of the most functional Linux operating system yet, easy to install any kind of software on it.
However, the Zorin OS team shared new changes in like Color emoji support, Firefox is the new default web browser, New system font, Evolution is included with Microsoft exchange support built-in, new artwork of desktop background, new customizable in Zorin OS taskbar and Zorin os Panel Menu. Also, the Zorin OS menu opens with default key, Preview of Wayland with big security protector, Thunderbolt 3 device support, Network captive portal detection, Nvidia drivers supported also available in live ISO image file, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS.
Zorin is the best of the Linux operating system and open source you can download the Core version freely. For the new user of Linux the core version if suggested by the Zorin team. As Zorin OS two version is out now Ultimate, and Lite but Education is still pending. If you like that Zorin OS should support the developer, then you have to pay $39 for that.
However, the installation of Zorin OS is simply easy and there is not any confusion on the installation process. First, you have to download VirtualBox and install on your computer after that, create a new virtual machine than configure the settings of VirtualBox for Zorin OS than start installation. I hope you have gotten something from this article, if you think this article is beneficial for you then share your suggestion and feedback in below comment box. And subscribe to our blog via your email address to be aware of our latest post updates.