How-to Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Linux Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Easy Visual Guide

February 21st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop on VMware Workstation 10




The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Unity Linux Desktop on VMware Workstation 10.

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Come with Multiples New Features:

  • Unity 7: include Smart Scopes (100 Scopes to empower searching through the Dash) and In-Dash Payments (pay for stuff directly from their In-Dash search results)
  • Compiz: A ‘trunk’ version of Compiz, called Compiz 0.9.10, will include a number of patches and performance tweaks that should make the Desktop much Faster and Smoother
  • Locally Integrated Menus: Sort of a hybrid between the HUD and standard menus
  • Video driver changes: Nvidia Optimus support, Nvidia Prime support, Radeon UVD support, RadeonSI support and Proper touch screen support
  • Software: LibreOffice 5.1 as Office Suite, Rhythmbox as Music Player, Thunderbird as eMail Client

To the Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Installation Guide Bottom Link to VMware Tools Installation for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 Desktop.

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Workstation 10 - Featured
  1. Download Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop i386/amd64:

    Get Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy ISO
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - New VM

  3. Choose the VM Typical SetUp

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - VM Typical SetUp

  4. Select Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop ISO Image

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Load OpenSUSE 13 ISO

  5. Set-Up User

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Customizing

  6. Set-Up VM Name

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Naming

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

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Customize Disk Size

    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

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Naming

  9. Starting the Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Installation

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Start Installation

  10. Prepare for Installation

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Prepare for Installation

    Eventually Check the Third Party Software

  11. Here You can Simply Take the Defaults

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Language and Keyborad Layout

    Or Opt for a LVM SetUp…

  12. Setting Up Country and Time Zone

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Country and Time Zone

  13. Select the Keyboard Layout

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Select the Keyboard Layout

  14. User SetUp

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - User SetUp

  15. Eventually Log-In on Ubuntu One

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Ubuntu One

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

  16. Then Start the Installation and Auto-Configuration

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Installing

  17. When Done then Re-Boot Into the Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop!

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy DesktopInstallation Successfull

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

    Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop

  18. How-to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide

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

Install Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop on VMware Workstation 10 Steps - Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Desktop

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