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I have been unable to create a VM for Linux Mint. Which type of OS should I use to create a Mint VM?


I have Linux Mint, Mate and Cinnamon 32 bit ISO's. I run Windows XP SP 3 with 2 GB RAM.

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I normally choose debian 32 or 64 bit. But since Linux Mint is derived from Ubuntu , choosing Ubuntu may work as well.

This tutorial may help.

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I tried that sir. It did not work for me. Can you please suggest a solution? – IcyFlame Mar 15 '13 at 6:49
@IcyFlame , then there must be some other issue , because in my system i usually choose debian , and linux mint runs fine... – Barath Bushan Mar 15 '13 at 6:51
Sir, What other issue?? – IcyFlame Mar 15 '13 at 6:51
Is my 1 GB ram enough for running mint? – IcyFlame Mar 15 '13 at 6:53
@IcyFlame even ubuntu can be used as the type , try that – Barath Bushan Mar 15 '13 at 6:54

Here are some VirtualBox appliances with Linux Mint. Try with them. As everyone suggested - both Debian and Ubuntu should do the job. Also be sure that you are using 32 bit OS with 32bit virtual machine and 64 bit OS with 64 bit machine.


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