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How To Install Ubuntu On Vmware?

How To Install Ubuntu On Vmware?


Installing Ubuntu on the VMware workstation is very simple if you follow the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Before starting the process, download the Ubuntu ISO file and the VMware workstation/player.
  2. Launch the VMware workstation and click the File menu available at the top-left corner of the screen.
  3. Select the New Virtual Machine option from the drop-down menu to create a new virtual machine.
  4. Alternatively, you can create it by pressing the Ctrl + N shortcut keys.
  5. Next, select the Typical option as your VM type and proceed with the VMware settings configuration.
  6. Select the Create a New Virtual Machine option and click the Browse button to choose the downloaded Ubuntu ISO file.
  7. Once selected, click the Next button.
  8. On the Easy Install Information screen, enter your full name, user name, password underneath Personalize Linux.

  1. After filling the necessary details, click the Next button.
  2. Choose the maximum disk size and click the Split virtual disk into multiple files radio button.
  3. Click Next and select Customize Hardware on the confirmation page.
  4. In the Hardware window, navigate to the left-side panel and choose your hardware options.
  5. Select the amount of memory you wish to allocate for the VM.
  6. After selecting the memory size, click the Close button.
  7. Click the Finish button and select Download and Install when prompted to download the VMware tools for Linux.
  8. Once the download is completed, Ubuntu will start the installation automatically.
  9. Once finished, you will be asked to log in to Ubuntu.
  10. Click the Clock icon at the top-right corner of the screen.
  11. Set the correct time and date.
  12. Now, you are running Ubuntu on VMware player installed on your Windows computer.

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