How to Install Ubuntu on VMware Player – Ubuntu OS

1. Objective

This guide will explain how to create a virtual machine and how to install Ubuntu on VMWare player. VMWare player provides virtualization framework using which we can create virtual machines and share the resources of the physical host machine. Apart from this, we can install guest OS for the requirements which cannot be fulfilled using host OS. Alternatively, you can create virtual machine and install Ubuntu using Oracle Virtual Box

How to Install Ubuntu on VMware Player - Ubuntu OS

How to Install Ubuntu on VMware Player – Ubuntu OS

2. How to Install Ubuntu on VMware Player?

Follow the steps given below to install Ubuntu on VMWare player-

2.1. Download VMWare Player

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_player/7_0

2.2. Download Ubuntu (14.04 or later)

http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/

2.3. Installation Process of Ubuntu OS

a. Open VMware Player

How to install ubuntu on VMWare player

Step.1 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player

b. Click on “Create a New Virtual Machine”

How to install ubuntu on VMWare player

Step.2 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player

c. Click on “Browse” to select installer disc image

How to install ubuntu on VMWare player

Step.3 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player

d. After selecting the disc image click “Open” 

Disk Image

Step.4 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player – Disk Image

e. Click “Next”

Installer Disc Image

Step.5 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player – Installer Disc Image

f. Enter all the details and click “Next”

Easy Install Information

Step.6 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player – Easy Install Information

g. Supply machine name and Click “Next”

Name the Virtual Machine

Step.7 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player – Name the Virtual Machine

h. Specify disk capacity and Click “Next”

Disk Capacity

Step.8 How to install Ubuntu on VMWare player – Disk Capacity

i. Click “Finish”

Ready to Create Virtual Machine

Ready to Create Virtual Machine

j. Now installation procedure will start and below screen will get displayed

Starting Installation

Step.10 Installation of Ubuntu OS on VMware Player – Starting Installation

k. During Installation procedure if following message will appear to download VMware Tools. Click “Download and Install”

Software Update

Step.11 Installation of Ubuntu OS – Software Update

l. Now Ubuntu installation procedure will start and below screens will get displayed

Software Update

Step.12 Installation of Ubuntu OS on VMware Player

Ubuntu Installation Process

Ubuntu Installation Process

Installation Finishing

Ubuntu OS Installation Finishing

m. After completion of installation procedure the following message gets displayed. Check the message and click “OK”

Message

Message

n. If on completion of installation procedure if you get the following screen

Command Login Screen

Command Login Screen

o. Follow these steps: On VMware Player click Player > Manage > Install VMware Tools…

VMWare Tools Install

VMWare Tools Install

p. Click Download and Install 

Software Update

Software Update

q. After downloading VMware tools your Ubuntu desktop will get displayed.

Ubuntu Desktop

Ubuntu Desktop

Congratulations “Ubuntu OS has been successfully installed on VMware Player”

So, this was all about Installation of Ubuntu OS on VM(Virtual Machine). Hope you satisfy with the information. Still, confusion? Feel free to share with us, surely we will get back to you!

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