How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on VMware Workstation 14? – VMware Workstation is the most popular Hypervisor Type 2 virtualization program developed by VMware. Ubuntu 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?
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.
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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.
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.
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.
In the VMware hardware compatibility window, make sure that Workstation 14.x is selected, then click Next.
Select I will install the operating system later, and then click Next to continue.
Select Linux/Ubuntu 64-bit for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installation in the Guest Operating System window and click Next.
Type the name of the virtual machine and store the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine in a different location. Click Next to continue.
Configure the processor according to the hardware specifications of your computer and click Next.
Likewise, specify the RAM capacity of the virtual machine and click Next.
Continue by selecting LSI Logic.
Select SCSI and click Next.
To create a new virtual disk for the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine, select Create a new virtual disk and click Next.
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.
Leave the disk file name to be created as default and click Next.
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.
After creating the virtual machine for Ubuntu 18.04 installation, click on the Finish button.
Wait while the virtual disk is being created for the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine.
Opening Ubuntu Bionic Beaver…
On the Ubuntu installation screen, select your operating system language and click the Install Ubuntu button.
Configure your keyboard layout and click the Continue button.
During the Ubuntu 18.04 installation phase, select Minimal Installation and click Continue.
For the type of installation, select Erase disk and install Ubuntu and click the Install Now button.
Continue by clicking the Continue button to confirm the changes to be written to the disk.
Select the region you live in and continue.
Configure the user account information for the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine and click Continue to continue with the installation.
Wait while installing Ubuntu 18.04 using VMware Workstation on Windows 10…
Installation of Ubuntu 18.04 with VMware has been successfully completed!
To check the version of Ubuntu, click Settings / About.
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.
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
After the VMware Tools installation on Ubuntu is complete, run the shutdown -r now command in Terminal to reboot the system.
shutdown -r now
After restarting the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine, click View / Fit Guest Now to make the virtual machine fullscreen.
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 Bionic Beaver on VMware Workstation 14? ⇒ Video
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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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