How-to Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux Desktop on VMware Workstation 11 Easy Visual Guide

February 12th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop on VMware Workstation 11



The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS Unity Linux Desktop on VMware Workstation 11.

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Come with only Some New Features:

  • Qt 5.2
  • GRUB 2.02
  • Torrents Searching from Ubuntu Dash

To the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Installation Guide Bottom Link to VMware Tools Installation for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 Desktop.

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Workstation 11 - Featured
  1. Download Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Desktop i386/amd64:

    Get Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty ISO
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

  3. Choose the VM Typical SetUp

  4. Select Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Desktop ISO Image

  5. Set-Up User

  6. Set-Up VM Name

  7. Then Set the Disk Size to At Least 64Gb

    Take Note: The Disk then will be Auto-Growing and 64Gb here it’s Just the Upper Limit!

    Alsto it’s Best to Set Disk as Entire instead of the Default 2Gb Chunks…

  8. Finishing VM Set-Up

  9. Starting the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Installation

  10. Prepare for Installation

    Eventually Check the Third Party Software

  11. Here You can Simply Take the Defaults

    Or Opt for a LVM SetUp…

  12. Setting Up Country and Time Zone

  13. Select the Keyboard Layout

  14. User SetUp

  15. Eventually Log-In on Ubuntu One

    Ubuntu One is Good for Synchronizing Your Stuff on All the Ubuntu Devices…

  16. Then Start the Installation and Auto-Configuration

  17. When Done then Re-Boot Into the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Desktop!

    If the Re-Boot is Lagging then Select Re-Start from the VMs Menu…

  18. How-to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Desktop:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide

Easy Tip: Use the Dash to Start Looking for Extra Stuff on Ubuntu :)

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