How to install OpenSUSE in Virtual Box

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OpenSUSE is a general purpose operating system based on Linux kernel and its latest version (i.e 12.3) was released on 13 March 2013.
Things needed:
Virtual Box ->download it HERE
OpenSUSE image -> download it HERE
Now let’s get to the installation.
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Open Virtual Box.
Click on New and then name the OS. In this case, it’s OpenSUSE. After selecting  to install Debian on the machine click next.
Check this
Name: OpenSUSE
Type: Linux
Version: OpenSUSE
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After naming the sections, select the amount of memory (RAM) that you want to allocate. After that click on next.
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Create the virtual hard drive for the OS. If am amateur, choose default settings . Then click Create.
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Hard drive file type shows many options. Select VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image) and click next.
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To save space, go with Dynamically allocated and click next.
The VirtualMachine is now listed in our homescreen, so let’s double-click it to boot it up or click on Start.
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Now  select the installation media to be used.
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Browse the OpenSuse ISO file. Then click Start.
 On the boot menu of OpenSUSE, select Install and press Enter.
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In the subsequent links fill the following options
  • Language
  • Location
  • Keyboard configuration
  • Time Zone
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Since a separate VDI has been created, “Propose Separate Home Partition” can be selected.
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Now fill the Username, Password and click on the options that suits you best.
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Now OpenSuse will analyse the system on its own.
In the meantime a dialog box will appear on which you need to click on Install to complete the installation. After sometime it will ask for rebooting. Click on Reboot Now.
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After rebooting OpenSuse will load.
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(Pic) How to install OpenSUSE 12.3 OS in Virtual Box @ Techwikasta   Technology Simplified For You