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How to Setup Ubuntu 20.04 on Google Cloud Compute Engine

How to Setup Ubuntu 20.04 on Google Cloud Compute Engine. Ubuntu 20.04 is released on 23rd April and is available immediately on Google Cloud Platform.

In this guide, I will guide you through the process of setting up a Compute Engine Instance with Ubuntu 20.04.

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Prerequisites

  • Signup for FREE Google Cloud Account (If you are opening a new account you may get free $300 credit for 1 year).
  • Setup billing for your account (You must link your credit card before starting)
  • Create a project and navigate to your project dashboard

Step 1: Create Compute Engine VM Instance

Now create a VM Instance with the following details

Name: Your desired name

Region: Closest to your audience

Zone: Your choice

Machine Type: Micro(0.6 GB Memory) to start with. You can choose the Machine size you need

Configure compute engine vm instance

Boot Disk: In the Operating system choose Ubuntu. Next, in version choose Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Choose Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Identity and API access: Allow full access to all Cloud APIs

Firewall: Check Allow HTTP traffic & Allow HTTPS traffic

Click Create.

Full configuration on VM Instance

It will take a moment to create your new instance. Once the VM instance is created you will get your public IP address to access it.

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Conclusion

Now you have learned how to setup a Compute Engine VM Instance on Google Cloud with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Thanks for your time. If you face any problem or any feedback, please leave a comment below.

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2 Comments

  1. Typo under Conclusion, “Now you have learned how to setup a Compute Engine VM Instance on Google Cloud with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.”

    Should be Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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