How to install Puppy Linux In Virtual Box

Posted on November 20, 2010. Filed under: Computer, Linux, Softwares, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Windows/7 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hello guys! Today I’m going to tell and show you (using images) how to install Puppy Linux in Virtual Box. If you are a regular visitor then you definitely going to ask why Puppy Linux? then here is your answer and if you’ re not then you are here for this only =)).

This is not the only thing- "to show you how to install Puppy Linux on Virtual Box" but I’m also experimenting with my blog by doing it LIVE.

As I do any step I’ll update this post. Those who saw this  post incomplete don’t worry by the end of the day you’ll find it completed (actually it doesn’t going to take that much time :P).

So here we go.


  1. All you need Virtual Box (Download it from here) and ISO Image of Puppy Linux (Download it from here).
  2. Install Virtual Box in your machine.Virtual Box
  3. Click on New Button ->Write Name, select Operating System and Linux Version.Virtual Box -New
  4. Click Next -> On Memory select how much RAM you want you want to allocate to the VM (Virtual Machine). Virtual Box- New Linux-memory
  5. Click Next-> keep the option default -> again Click Next-> New window open "create a new virtual hard disk (VHD)" then again click next-> select which type of storage you want. Dynamic or fixed storage. Here I chooses fixed one.altVirtual BOX - VHD Create
  6. Again Click next. Now you have to set the location and the size of your VHD. Virtual BOX - VHD set size and location
  7. Click next and click on finish button. In the end you’ll see summary then again click finish.Virtual Box creating VHD...Virtual Box Summary
  8. Virtual Box Puppy Linux SettingIf you think that’s the end.. its not. Till now we have only create VHD, set RAM for our Puppy Linux but haven’t install it. Now that’s what we need to do.
  9. Click on Setting Tab on the top. now click on storage.Virtual Box Setting
  10. Click on Empty Settings - Empty-> click on folder type icon on the right to open Virtual Media Manager.Virtual Media Manager
  11. Click on Add button. Browse and attach Puppy Linux ISO image.alt Click on Select Buttonalt
  12. Click On OK button.
  13. You are done! Click on Start button.
  14. Screen shots coming your way … stay tuned.Puppy Linux Loading..Puppy Linux runningPuppy Linux In Virtual Box


All formatting done!

Keep Linux ready on your machine may be coming software’s, tips and tricks based on Linux and don’t forget to share your ideas, problem with us 🙂



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