How-to Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate LTS on VMware Workstation 11 Easy Visual-Guide

February 13th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32/64bit on VMware Workstation 11



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate i386/amd64 on VMware Workstation 11 for Windows.

To Make the Entire Mint 17.1 Rebecca Installation VMware Workstation 11 Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content and Details are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)

Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Featured
  1. Download Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Release

    Get Mint 17.1 Mate 32/64bit ISO


  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

  3. Choose the VM Typical SetUp

  4. Select Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca ISO Image

  5. Set-Up Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate VM Name

  6. 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…

  7. Finishing VM Set-Up

  8. Double-Click/Right-Click on Icon to Run Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Installer

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Start Installation
  9. Select Installation Language on Welcome Screen

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  10. Formatting Linux Mint Partition

    The Best Choice is to Make a LVM Partitioning Group

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Formatting with LVM SetUp
  11. Set the Time-Zone

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Set Time-Zone
  12. Set the Keyboard Layout

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Set Keyboard Layout
  13. SetUp a Regular User

    Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Installation - User SetUp
  14. Installing Linux Mint 17.1 Qiana

    Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Installing
  15. Reboot Into Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Desktop! :)

    Install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate on VMware Workstation 11 - Success and Reboot
    Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate Desktop
  16. Install the VMWare Tools for Mint 17.1 Qiana:

    VMWare Tools Installation Guide
Installing Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca on VMware Workstation 11 - Desktop
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