Oracle VirtualBox + Ubuntu Server - Build a Virtual Server
Build a virtual server using Oracle VirtualBox and Ubuntu Server. Learn how by watching my YouTube Tutorial.
Step 1: Download Oracle VirtualBox
Oracle VirtualBox is free and opensource virtual machine software. Download it for free here, on the offical download page.
Step 2: Download Ubuntu Server
Ubuntu is one of the most popular and user-friendly Linux flavors. Ubuntu Server is a lightweight text-based option for your virtual server. Download Ubuntu Server Here.
Step 3: Watch the Video
My YouTube video (linked above) will show you how to set up your server.
Step 4: Learn to use Ubuntu
I have a tutorial for that: Intro to Linux with Ubuntu Server
Step 5: Install additional Software
Here are some suggestions:
Programming and DatabaseLAMP STACK
NodeJS + npm