question about installing ubuntu on virtual box

I wanted to learn more about Ubuntu installation , I have installed it from a .iso like 50 times , is there another way , like from a tar ball .gz zip or some zip file , do you still have to boot to a grub boot disk ?


basically I wanted to learn the various ways that the Ubuntu can be installed

thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Many different methods to install Ubuntu, apart from USB or DVD...Network Installation, or PXE... see here for all the methods...

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

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