Linux Vm On Windows

For those of you Windows users who want to try Ubuntu linux, then there are many ways that you can do. Of course the first way to install it in dual-boot with Windows. But for those of you who want to dabble in advance before deciding to dual-boot, then install Ubuntu in VMware is a very appropriate choice.

Installing Ubuntu in VMware means you create a virtual machine in Windows, and then install Ubuntu Linux in it. The result you can run Ubuntu from within Windows virtually.

This way is perfect if you just want to dabble, perform testing or learning Ubuntu without needing to bother doing a dual boot. Note however that in the performance, install Ubuntu in dual-boot with Windows is much more optimal than install it in VMware.

Create a Virtual Machine for Ubuntu
Open The VMware => Create New Virtual Machine

As usual, for convenience we select the option I will install the operating system later. This is important so that the experience of the installation when you install in VMware you can apply in the real computer.

Select Linux with Ubuntu as the system operations. For the bit, adjust with bit Ubuntu that you will install.

After that specify the name of the Virtual Machine with its storage location.

Then specify also how the magnitude of the hard drive space will you use in Ubuntu.

Click Customize Hardware to configure hardware. You can set the magnitude of RAM virtual machine by means of sliding the slider. Make sure you leave enough resources for the host computer.

On the CD/DVD option, select Use ISO image file, and browse to the ISO file of Ubuntu you have.

If it is, click Finish.

Virtual Machine you have so and ready to be installed with Ubuntu Linux

How to Install Ubuntu in VMware
Click Play Virtual Machine that you have just created above to begin the process of installing Ubuntu in VMware.

After going to the Ubuntu installer, select Install Ubuntu.

If connected to the internet, you can choose Download updates while installing and Install this third-party software.

Select Erase disk and install Ubuntu, and then click Install Now

If there is confirmation of disk changes, click Continue anyway.

Now the installation process has already started, you live just follow the wizard and wait until installation process is finished. 

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