How to install openSUSE Tumbleweed on Virtual Machine /Virtual Box

Virtual Box allow us to install and use OS (Mac/Windows/Linux) on your Machine as an application. It occupy separate filesystem in form folder/virtual disk.

You can move the Virtual Box file from one to another with ease and peace.

Virtual Box provide a safer way to try Linux on Mac/Windows. Let’s install openSUSE Tumbleweed on Virtual Machine


Install the Oracle Virtual Box and get ISO file of latest Mint Linux. We also need at least GB RAM and 150 GM Free HDD/SSD space.

Create a new Virtual Machine

Follow the Wizard and Give appropriate Name and continue setup ( configure enough space and memory for apps, 120 GB is recommended), finish the setup.

The first step for the creation VM is finished here. No we have Installation machine.

Configure the source disk ,ISO file

In VM click the settings a > Storage > Click CD Icon and then from the left choose optical Drive, choose the the Ubuntu ISO location. Click OK to save the settings.

Run VM and Install

Run VM for the first time, it will take few minutes and brought you the Install Mint Button , click the button and configure

Please take care to choose the following option

  • Configure Keyboard
  • Location
  • Click Continue
  • Create USER and go one

It will take almost less than 15 minutes to complete the installation.

After installation restart the Tumbleweed and it is yours, ISO file will be automatically removed from VM.

Now you can open openSUSE like an application and can switch between Windows and Linux easily or even can save Linux sessions.

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