The goal of this setup is to provide you instructions for setting up a Ubuntu Virtual Machine on your computer. You may use this VM to develop programs and complete assignments for this course. If you have multiple computers, install this VM on the computer with the fastest processor and most memory.
.ova. The image is ~3GB in size so it is advised that you connect your computer to the Internet via a wired connection for a faster download. If the download is especially slow, setup your computer to download the image overnight.
File -> Import Applianceand select the
.ovayou just downloaded. VirtualBox will show you the VM settings and you can then click
Settings. The memory and processor settings are under the
Systemtab. See the following screenshots for reference:
ubuntufor the username and password. Typically on startup the VM will not ask you for a username or password. However, if left running, the standby screen will prompt you for a password.
phpMyAdmin shortcuton the desktop. Note the MySQL username and password are both