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I have been trying to get an Ubuntu virtual system running on VirtualBox, the trouble is I have no CD drive to burn Ubuntu installation, even when I try to install Ubuntu otherwise at the end of installation it always asks for CD drive otherwise cancels installation. What can I do?
Distribution: Debian Sid AMD64, Raspbian Wheezy, various VMs
I'm sorry I don't understand your problem here. To install a Linux distribution in VirtualBox you download the .iso file of the install DVD for the distribution you want then tell VirtualBox to boot from that .iso file.
If you like you can download the .iso on another PC and transfer it to yours on a USB stick as you would any other file (provided, of course, that your USB stick has enough space for the file).
If this isn't what you are asking then please explain fully what you are trying to achieve and what problems you are having.
You can use an ISO image on any location that your computer can access as a file.
Create a new virtual machine.
Set the settings for memory and machine type and the default will create a virtual hard drive if you wish change it or just create it as is.
On the storage section it is a bit confusing. I think to the right you can select an icon with a plus. It should allow a pull down menu for adding a CD drive or CD image. That CD image is what you can use to boot to the distro. Be sure it is located above the "empty" choice in storage.
You can't easily boot to a usb yet in virtualbox but that is possible and may be an easy option soon.