How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?VMware Workstation is the most popular Hypervisor Type 2 virtualization program developed by VMwareUbuntu 18.04 is a popular and open source Linux-based operating system that it was released as the Development version in the past days and it will be fully released on April 26, 2018.
How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

The latest version of VMware Workstation is 14.1.1. You can install VMware Workstation on Windows and Linux systems. On MacOS, VMware Workstation is called VMware Fusion.

With VMware Fusion, you can set up a Windows operating system on MacOS. In our previous articles, you can find articles about using VMware Fusion from the links below.

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In this article, we will install the Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) version on Windows 10 Enterprise N 64 Bit operating system. And finally, by installing VMware Tools, we will use the virtual machine in full-screen mode.

If you have not done VMware Workstation installation on Windows before, you can find our related article from here. If you want to download VMware Workstation to your computer click here.

Now, let’s take a step-by-step look at how to install Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10 using VMware Workstation.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10 using VMware Workstation 14 Pro?

You can install Linux/Ubuntu 18.04 on a Windows 7/8/10 operating system using the VMware virtualization program. In addition, if you are using Windows 10, you can do the Ubuntu 18.04 installation by dual booting.

But before doing Dual Boot, we recommend using Ubuntu 18.04 on the virtual machine.

Follow the steps below for installing Ubuntu 18.04 step by step.

   Step 1

Open VMware Workstation 14 Pro and click Create a new virtual machine to create a new virtual machine for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. In the virtual machine setup wizard, select Custom (Advanced), then click on the Next button.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 2

In the VMware hardware compatibility window, make sure that Workstation 14.x is selected, then click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 3

Select I will install the operating system later, and then click Next to continue.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 4

Select Linux/Ubuntu 64-bit for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installation in the Guest Operating System window and click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 5

Type the name of the virtual machine and store the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine in a different location. Click Next to continue.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 6

Configure the processor according to the hardware specifications of your computer and click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 7

Likewise, specify the RAM capacity of the virtual machine and click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 8

You can continue by selecting NAT for the VMware network configuration. If you want to learn more about VMware network settings, check out the VMware Virtual Network Editor Settings.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 9

Continue by selecting LSI Logic.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 10

Select SCSI and click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 11

To create a new virtual disk for the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine, select Create a new virtual disk and click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 12

Configure the disk configuration of the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine as follows. Configuring the virtual machine’s disk configuration as a single file is useful for performance.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 13

Leave the disk file name to be created as default and click Next.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 14

Open the hardware settings of the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine and enable Virtualize Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-V/RVI from the Processors section and close the window by clicking the Close button.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 15

After creating the virtual machine for Ubuntu 18.04 installation, click on the Finish button.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 16

Wait while the virtual disk is being created for the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 17

Opening Ubuntu Bionic Beaver…

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 18

On the Ubuntu installation screen, select your operating system language and click the Install Ubuntu button.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 19

Configure your keyboard layout and click the Continue button.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 20

During the Ubuntu 18.04 installation phase, select Minimal Installation and click Continue.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 21

For the type of installation, select Erase disk and install Ubuntu and click the Install Now button.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 22

Continue by clicking the Continue button to confirm the changes to be written to the disk.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 23

Select the region you live in and continue.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 24

Configure the user account information for the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine and click Continue to continue with the installation.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 25

Wait while installing Ubuntu 18.04 using VMware Workstation on Windows 10…

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 26

Installation of Ubuntu 18.04 with VMware has been successfully completed!

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 27

To check the version of Ubuntu, click Settings / About.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

How to Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 18.04 Virtual Machine in VMware Workstation 14?

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 with VMware Workstation, open the Terminal on your desktop to install VMware Tools, and then follow the steps below.

   Step 1

Once you have the terminal open, switch to root using the sudo su command, and run the apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop y command in Terminal to install VMware Tools.

apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop y

 
How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 2

After the VMware Tools installation on Ubuntu is complete, run the shutdown -r now command in Terminal to reboot the system.

shutdown -r now

 
How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 3

After restarting the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine, click View / Fit Guest Now to make the virtual machine fullscreen.

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

   Step 4

As you can see in the image below, the virtual machine is available in the full-screen mode now!

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14?

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  Final Word

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14? – In this article, we have reviewed how to install Ubuntu Bionic Beaver step by step. In our next article, we will install Ubuntu 18.04 on Oracle VM VirtualBox. Thanks for following us!

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