How-to Install FreeBSD 10 on VMware Fusion 6 Step-by-Step Easy Guide

February 16th, 2014 by Stalker

FreeBSD 10.X Installation Steps on VMware Fusion 6




The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install Step-by-Step Unix FreeBSD 10+ i386/amd64 on VMware Fusion 6.

Some FreeBSD 10 New Features:

  • New Package Management Tool: pkgng
  • Tickless kernel Enhancing Laptops and VMs Performances
  • The Native “BSD hypervisor” bhyve, a legacy-free hypervisor/virtual machine manager

To the FreeBSD Installation Guide Bottom Linkt to VMware Tools Installation that is Necessary for FreeBSD 10 Desktops Mouse Integration on VMware Virtual Machine.

Just Take the Time of Carefully Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.

FreeBSD 10 Installation Steps on VMware Fusion 6 - Featured
  1. Download FreeBSD 10 ISO i386/amd64 Release:

    Get FreeBSD 10 ISO
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

  3. Select FreeBSD 10 ISO Image


  4. Click on Customize Settings

  5. Set Disk Size to At Least 64Gb

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

  6. Set Up VM RAM Size


  7. Boot the FreeBSD 10 VM

    Select 1 or Just Wait some Seconds… :)

  8. Enter to Start Installation

  9. Set Up KeyMap

  10. Set HostName

  11. Select Installed Components

  12. Start Partitioning

  13. Set Partition

  14. Finish Partitioning

  15. Set Up Root Pass

  16. Start Network Config

  17. Configure IPV4

  18. Configure DHCP

  19. Configure IPV6

  20. Configure SLAAC

  21. Setting Up Network Configuration

  22. Set Clock

    UTC is Just a Good Choice!

  23. Set UTC Time Zone

  24. For US then Set also the UTC Time Country

  25. Then also the UTC Time Zone Country

  26. Set Boot Up Services

  27. Adding Users

  28. Setting Up New User

  29. Exit

  30. Eventually Open Shell for Package Management Set Up

    How-to Getting-Started Installing Packages on FreeBSD 10:

    FreeBSD 10 Package Manager Initial Set-Up
  31. How-to Install VMware Tools for FreeBSD 10:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide

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