Instead of you having to download the Ubuntu ISO and go through the steps to create a virtual machine, the Hyper-V Manager, now includes a new option (via WindowsUnited) to automate the process to get you running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.04 in no time. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to quickly create a virtual machine running the latest version of Ubuntu Linux on Windows 10.

How to create an Ubuntu VM using Hyper-V

To use the Microsoft virtualization technology, you first need to enable Hyper-V and then use the quick create option.

Enabling Hyper-V

Use these steps to enable Hyper-V on Windows 10: Once you complete the steps, you can proceed to use Quick Create to install Ubuntu Linux in a virtual machine. Enable Hyper-V on Windows 10

Creating Ubuntu virtual machine

Use these steps to quickly create an Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows 10: Once you complete the steps, the Hyper-V wizard will proceed to download and create the new virtual machine with the latest version of Ubuntu Linux on your device. Hyper-V Manager quick create option Create Ubuntu virtual machine using Hyper-V You can now start the virtual machine and complete the setup process like with any installation of Ubuntu. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.