In this article, we will examine
how to setup Ubuntu 17.10 / 18.04 / 18.10 / 19.04 on a virtual machine on vSphere ESXi 6.7U2.
How to Run Ubuntu 19.04/18.10/18.04/17.10 on VMware ESXi 6.7U2
is a VM ESXi product and therefore needs to be installed on a physical server. By running multiple virtual machines on ESXi server, you can get rid of server costs. Hypervisor Type 1
For more information about
, check out ESXi . It is recommended to install the ESXi on a server, but you can use and test it in a test environment with a virtualization software. Otherwise, using ESXi with virtualization programs is illogical. what is VMware ESXi, vSphere, and vCenter
In our previous articles, we installed Windows operating systems with ESXi. In this article, we will install
which is a popular operating system based on Linux. Ubuntu 17.10
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How to Use Ubuntu on vSphere 6.7U2
With ESXi 6.7U2 running on the
virtualization program installed on the Windows 10 Enterprise operating system, follow the instructions below to install Linux system. VMware Workstation 14 Pro
Connect to your VMware ESXi server using a web browser and click on the
Log in button after you type your username and password.
To create a new VM for Ubuntu, click on
Virtual Machines in the left pane and then click Create / Register VM.
New VM window, select Create a new VM, and then click the Next button.
Specify the operating system family and version of the Ubuntu VM and click on the
Datastore1 and click Next.
To add the Ubuntu 17.10/18.04/18.10/19.04 ISO file to the VM, click
Datastore ISO File from CD/DVD Drive 1.
Datastore Browser is open, select the ISO file and click the Select button.
On the Ubuntu virtual machine settings on VMware ESXi 6.5, enable the
Hardware Virtualization and Performance Counters options and click the Next button.
RAM and HDD values to the Ubuntu VM according to the hardware specifications of your computer. After you specify the 3 GB RAM value, click on the Next button.
The summary information of the VM to be installed on VMware ESXi 6.5/6.7 is as shown below. Click the
Finish button to continue.
Run the virtual machine by clicking
Ubuntu 17.10/18.04/18.10/19.04 installation is starting…
Select your operating language and click the
Install Ubuntu button.
To use the entire hard disk space that you assigned to the virtual machine, select
and click the Erase disk and install Ubuntu Install Now button.
Continue button to confirm that you want to write the changes on the hard disk.
Continue by choosing the region you live in.
Select your keyboard layout Click the
Type your Ubuntu user name and specify a new password.
installing Ubuntu in vSphere…
Restart the system by clicking on the
Restart Now button after the installation copies the files.
To reboot the system, press the setup media and press
Enter. If the installation media can not be removed, close the virtual machine and open its settings.
Change the option in the place where you added the ISO file as follows.
How to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu Virtual Machine
Once you have installed Linux operating system, open the
Terminal on your desktop and switch to Root access to install VMware Tools. Next, follow the steps below to install VMware Tools.
To install VMware Tools in the Ubuntu virtual machine, execute the following command.
apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop -y
After installing VMware Tools, restart the virtual machine and do a
Full Screen. If the virtual machine is not running in full-screen mode, close the VM and proceed to the next step.
Video Card hardware setting of the Ubuntu machine to Auto-detect settings and click the Save button.
Once you restart the Linux machine, you can use
You can check the Ubuntu operating system version in
Settings / About.
How to Install Ubuntu Step by Step ⇒ Video
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In this article, we have installed Ubuntu in
vSphere 6.7U2 running in VMware Workstation 14 Pro. And finally, we have installed VMware Tools for the Ubuntu machine. Thanks for following us!
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