How-to Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon LTS on VMware Fusion 6 Easy Visual-Guide

May 31st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Mint 17 Qiana 32/64bit on VMware Fusion 6




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon i386/amd64 on VMware Fusion 6 for Mac OS X.

Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon New Features at a glance:

To Make the Entire Mint 17 Qiana Installation VMware Fusion 6 Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The content and details are expressly reduced to give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Featured
  1. Download Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon i386/amd64 Release

    Get Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon 32/64bit ISO
  2. Create a New Virtual Machine

  3. Select Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Desktop ISO Image


  4. Click on Customize Settings

    Set the Name

  5. 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!

  6. Start the Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Installation

  7. Double-Click on Desktop Icon to Start Linux Mint 17 Qiana Installation

    Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Start Installation
  8. Select Installation Language on Welcome Screen

    Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  9. Formatting Linux Mint Partition

    The Best Choice is to Make a LVM Partitioning Group

    Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Formatting with LVM SetUp
  10. Set the Time-Zone

    Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Set Time-Zone
  11. Set the Keyboard Layout

    Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Set Keyboard Layout
  12. SetUp a Regular User

    Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Installation - User SetUp
  13. Installing Linux Mint 17 Qiana

    Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Installing
  14. Reboot Into Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Desktop! :)

    Install Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon VMware Fusion 6 - Success and Reboot
    Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Desktop
  15. Install the VMWare Tools for Mint 17 Qiana:

    VMWare Tools Installation Guide

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