How to install Elementary OS 0.4 Loki on Oracle virtualbox

  • Post last modified:December 10, 2016
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Elementary OS is free and open source Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with in build Pantheon desktop environment. Elementary OS 0.4 Loki is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it comes with Linux Kernel 4.4. This is one of the best replacement for Windows and MacOS. Here we used below software to test this.

Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit), Download Elementary OS 0.4 Loki from here
Virtualbox 5.1.10. Download  VirtualBox from here
Windows 10 (64bit) with RAM 4GB


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Elementary OS 0.3 Freya released

Elementary OS 0.3 “Freya” is now available for download .Elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with its own desktop environment, called Pantheon. Elementary OS 0.3 Freya is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

What’s new in this release?

Elementary OS

Redesigned multitasking view in Pantheon.
Slingshot – default elementary OS application menu with quicklists support, drag’n’drop from search and quick math calculations.
new notification system.
new settings pane with “Do not disturb” mode.
new Privacy Mode.
Redesigned displays, User Accounts, Applications and Date & Time settings panes.
updated GTK and icon themes.
better emoji support.
UEFI support.
unified login and lock screens.


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