How-to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop on Parallels 12 Easy Visual Guide

November 29th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop on Parallels 12



The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS GNU/Linux 32/64bit on Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac OS X.

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Come with Some New Features:

  • Unity 7 desktop
  • Kernel 4.4+
  • Host of Updated Applications

Parallels Desktop for Mac is a hardware emulation virtualization software, using hypervisor technology that works by mapping the host computer’s hardware resources directly to the virtual machine’s resources..

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop Installation Steps on Parallels 12 - Featured
  1. Download Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop i386/amd64:

    Get Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial ISO


  2. How-to Create a Parallels VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM
  3. Starting the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installation

  4. Prepare for Installation

    Eventually Check the Third Party Software

  5. Here You can Simply Take the Defaults

    Or Opt for a LVM SetUp…

  6. Setting Up Country and Time Zone

  7. Select the Keyboard Layout

  8. User SetUp

  9. Eventually Log-In on Ubuntu One

    Ubuntu One is Good for Synchronizing Your Stuff on All the Ubuntu Devices…

  10. Then Start the Installation and Auto-Configuration

  11. When Done then Re-Boot Into the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop!

    If the Re-Boot is Lagging then Select Re-Start from the VMs Menu…



  12. How-to QuickStart with Ubuntu System and Software:

    Linux Ubuntu QuickStart


Easy Tip: Use the Dash to Start Looking for Extra Stuff on Ubuntu :)

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