How-to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS on a VMware Fusion 8 Virtual Machine

November 28th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop on VMware Fusion 8



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Unity Desktop on VMware Fusion 8.

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Come with Some New Features:

  • Unity 7 desktop
  • Kernel 4.4+
  • Host of Updated Applications

To the

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installation Guide

Bottom Link to VMware Tools Installation for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Desktop.

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial DesktopInstallation Steps on VMware Fusion 8 - Featured
  1. Download Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop i386/amd64:

    Get Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial ISO

    Select the Linux Ubuntu 16.04 32/64bit Live ISO.



  2. How-to Create a VMware Fusion VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM


  3. Run the Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 16.04 ISO

  4. Prepare for Installation

    Eventually Check the Third Party Software

  5. Here You can Simply Take the Defaults

    Or Opt for a LVM SetUp…

  6. Setting Up Country and Time Zone

  7. Select the Keyboard Layout

  8. User SetUp

  9. Eventually Log-In on Ubuntu One

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

  10. Then Start the Installation and Auto-Configuration

  11. When Done then Re-Boot Into the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop!

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

  12. How-to QuickStart with Ubuntu System and Software:

    Linux Ubuntu QuickStart


  13. How-to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide

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

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