In this article, we are going to install Linux / Ubuntu on Windows 10 PC using VMware Workstation 15 virtualization program.
How to Install Ubuntu 18.10/19.04 on Windows PC using VMware Workstation
The full version released on October 18, 2018, after the Ubuntu 18.10 beta release. The 19.04 version released on April 18, 2019.
It will have a very different structure than previous versions. Here are the innovations of this version;
Starting boost time and XDG portal support for snap applications
Linux Kernel 5.0
Faster booting with new compression algorithms
In the previous articles, we installed the 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) version of Ubuntu with the VMware Workstation virtualization program. We also installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a Laptop computer using VirtualBox. You can reach these articles from the links below.
Your Linux system is ready for setup on the VMware Workstation software.
Click the Install Ubuntu button to start the setup.
Select your keyboard layout and click the Continue button.
Since it is still in beta, it is recommended to do Minimal Installation. After selecting Minimal Installation, click the Continue button.
To make a clean installation, select the Erase disk and install Ubuntuoption and click the Install Now button.
Click the Continue button in the information window to make changes on the disk.
Select the location you live in and click Continue.
Create a user account for the virtual machine and click Continue.
Wait while setting up Ubuntu system on VM Workstation 15/14.
How to Install VMware Tools
After installing it on VMware, you need to build VM Tools. Follow the steps below to install VMware Tools step by step.
Click the VM / Install VMware Tools button to launch the VM Tools setup.
Once the VMware Tools DVD image is mounted on your system, drag and drop the VMwareTools-10.2.5-8068393.tar.gz file to your desktop.
Extract the VMwareTools-10.2.5-8068393.tar.gz file to another folder. Then open the VMware Tools folder and start the Terminal here.
Use the sudo su command to switch to root access in the terminal, and then execute ./vmware-install.pl to install VMware Tools.
After setting up VM Tools, restart your system and click View / Fit Guest Now to automatically configure the resolution of the virtual machine.
You can review the version of your Linux system in the Settings / About section.
How to Configure Ubuntu in VMware Software on Windows 10 ⇒ Video
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How to Setup Ubuntu 18.10/19.04 on VM Workstation 15 ⇒ Video
You can watch the video below to setup it using VMware Workstation 15 on Windows PC. After upgrading your Beta system will be added to new icons and interface features.
In this article, we have installed Ubuntu 18.10/19.04 on a virtual machine on a Windows 10-based Laptop. Finally, we have installed VM Tools to make the virtual machine more powerful. Thanks for following us!