How to Create a Virtual Machine Running Ubuntu Linux with WMware Workstation

How to Create a Virtual Machine Running Ubuntu Linux with WMware Workstation

This is a step by step guide outlining how to install and set up Ubuntu Linux on a virtual machine. You can do this fairly easily using either Virtual Box or VMware Workstation software. This guide assumes you have already installed which ever client you choose to use. 1. Download the Ubuntu ISO from https://www.ubuntu.com/download. being an operating system, this is a large file so make sure you have enough room on your computer before downloading it. I was running tight on space so I download all of my ISO’s to an external hard drive. Keep in mind once you create the machine you will no longer need the ISO so it can be deleted right after installation to conserve space 2. Open VMware Workstation you could also use Virtual Box which is a free open source version of workstation I will be using VMware workstation because I am more familiar with it and therefore prefer it to Virtual Box. Also get a free license to use it through school. 3. Once open make sure you are on the home tab and click on the “create new virtual machine” button. The New Virtual Machine Wizard will open and ask you what type of configuration you want. I’m selecting typical for this guide and suggest you do to unless you have a specific reason to do a custom installation. Click next. 3. You will now be prompted to select the operating system you wish to install on this new virtual machine. Click browse and navigate to where you downloaded the Ubuntu ISO and select it. Then click next. 4. In...

How to Install Microsoft Windows 10 on VMware – Tutorial

Article is optimized for mobile viewing. MATC students have VMware available to them. This is a hypervisor that let’s you simulate an operating system on your computer as if it were a standard app or program. Students can get the VMware here from Pat Feder’s site. There’s plenty more information on this subject there, even some links to tutorial videos. 1. Click VMware Academic Program (VMware Workstation) 2. Choose the latest version of WMware Workstation (12 in this screenshot) after you login with your MATC credentials. 3. Add it to the cart and proceed to your free Check Out. 4.  Find the WMware Workstation file in your Downloads Folder and double click it. 5. The Installation Wizard will pop up and installation is straight forward. 6. To install the Windows 10 operating system on the VMware, you’ll need the ISO file from Microsoft. To do that, you’ll need to download the Media Creation Tool. 7. Find the Media Creation Tool in your Downloads folder and start it up with a double click. 8. Choose the ISO file option. 9. Choose the ISO file and you’ll choose a place to save it. It’s a biggie and will take some time and space to download. Just remember what file you saved it in. 10. Open the VMware workstation and you should see something like this. We want to create a new Virtual Machine. 11. A new Installation Wizard will pop up. Find that ISO file you downloaded and follow the standard prompts. 12. The standard settings should be fine. If you have a bounty of processor cores, you can assign them here....

How to install Ubuntu on Virtual Box

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To download Ubuntu you can find the operating system here http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop and then click the desired bit Now save the ISO to a desired location Click New Select the following options and then click Next Allocate the amount of memory you desired if you don’t not like the recommended, this can be accomplish by sliding the tab left. Select “Create a virtual hard drive” and then click Create Select “VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image)” and click Next Select “Dynamically allocated” and click Next Now name the machine then select the amount of hard drive space you want allocated, if you are happy with the recommended click Next. Otherwise use the tab and slide it right or left Now right click Ubuntu and click Start Click the folder button and locate the ISO file Now select the ISO files and click Open Once everything is in order click Start Now select English and click “Try Ubuntu Kylin” This is Ubuntu Keyboard Shortcut, click the X Select English and click Continue Select “Download updates while installing” and click Continue Select “Erase disk and install Ubuntu Kylin” and click Install Now Select Chicago and Click Next Select “English (US)” for keyboard layout and also select “English (US)” and click Continue Now fill in the field and click “Continue” when you are finish After the installation has completed click “Restart Now” Now enter the password you’ve setup in the previous step, then click the arrow or enter Congratulation you have just finish installing Ubuntu on Virtual...

Using the software provide by Milwaukee Area Technical College for students in the IT Computer Program

Milwaukee area technical college (MATC) provides free software to those students in the IT Computer Program, it can be support, networking or security etc. These software are VMware and DreamSpark. My job is to inform how to use these software’s. First we have to start with VMware, every student in the IT program will get an Email relate to your account on VMware and the information for example your user ID and the password. First we have to look for the email with the information, this email was sent once you start any IT class. 2.  The second step will be to click on the link it will send us to the VMware website, where we have to put our personal information like the username and the password provide by the email.   3. In this official website we have put our username and the password to get into VMware and download items from there. 4. We can look for a specific version of VMware if we want and so far we can find any version on here. There are hundreds of Software for students on here all those relate to VMware. In the next example I will show you how to purchase VMware on here First we have to select the VMware version, in this case will be the VMware version 10, I selected and clicked on add to My chart then I went to my chart and started downloading where they give us the product key and expiration date.   Second once we go to start download, it will appear on a folder, because this software are...

How to Install Android Operating System on VMware

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Highly motivated IT student attending MATC Computer Support Specialist program.
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1. You can download Android Operating System here: https://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/list 2. Open VMware Workstation, click on File and the click on New Virtual Machine, select Typical (recommended) and click Next Now select” Installer Disc image files (iso)” and locate your android ISO named: “android-x86-4.3-20130725” and then click Next Now enter the desire Name and location and then click Next Now Select the desire about of space by moving the up/down arrow or enter the size into the field. Once that is completed select “Store virtual disk as a single file” and then click Next If you wanted to make any changes to the hardware click “Customize Hardware” otherwise click Finish The Android OS will boot up in this mode use the arrow key to move up and down, now select “Installation – Install Android-x86 to harddrisk” and hit ENTER Select “Create/Modify partitions” and click ENTER Again use the arrow key to move to other options, select “ New” and hit ENTER Now select [Primary] and hit ENTER Hit ENTER again Now select [Bootable] hit ENTER Now select [write] and hit ENTER It’s going to prompt you if you want to partition table type “Yes” then hit ENTER Now select [Quit] and hit ENTER Select “sda1 Linux VMware Virtual 1” and then select OK and hit ENTER Choose NTFS for the file format Select Yes and hit ENTER Select Yes to install GRUB and hit ENTER Select Yes and hit ENTER Here it give you the option to allocate more data to User date enter the desire amount and the hit ENTER Now select “Run Android-x86”, select OK and then hit...

How to clone Virtual Machine and Create Snapshots

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So why is it important to clone Virtual Machines, It proves an easy way to create new machines with the same specs as original machine, without the hassle of physically going through the installation process. 1. Right click the desired machine, then click on Manage, now click on Clone Click Next in the Clone Virtual Machine Wizard Use “The current state in the virtual machine” click Next Now in Clone method select “Create a full” clone and click Next Now enter the desired name for the Virtual Machine and select a Location, then click Finish   Why are Snapshots important? Snapshot is similar to windows restore points; it allows you to revert to previous points and vice versa. 1. Right click your Virtual Machine tab, then slide down and click on Snapshot, then click “Take Snapshot“ 2. Now in the Snapshot window enter the desired Name and a description, and then click Take a Snapshot(Warning: This process can take a long...