How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step

October 26, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation

Welcome Linux User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step and Visually How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation for Windows/Linux.

To make the procedure easier to follow the VMware Workstation antiX 17 Install’s Guide includes all the Screenshots.

Especially relevant: this Tutorial is intended as a Quick Start for the Linux Beginners and so the Procedure is as Simple as possible.

Furthermore during Installation you have to Choose the antiX Repositories Base between: Stable (Default), Testing and Unstable.

And antiX is a Linux distribution, originally based on MEPIS, which itself is based on the Debian stable distribution.

To be suitable for the Old Hardware antiX has replaced MEPIS KDE with Fluxbox and is “proudly systemd-Free“.

Finally on the Post’s Bottom follow the Instructions to Install VMware Tools on antiX 17 Linux Desktop.

How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Featured
  1. Download antiX Linux 17 ISO

    antiX 17 32/64-bit
  2. How to Create a VMware Workstation VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM
  3. Boot antiX Live OS

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Launch antiX Live
  4. Launch antiX Installer from Desktop

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Run Installer
  5. Choose Debian’s Repository Flavor
    This between: Stable(Default), Testing and Unstable

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Choose Repository
  6. Confirm to Run Installer

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Run Installer
  7. Choose Keyboard Layout

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Keyboard Layout
  8. On Installation Setup
    You can simply Take the Proposed Settings:

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Installation Setup
  9. Select Install Grub
    And let the Default MBR choice:

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Install Grub MBR
  10. Again Set Computer & Domain Names
    As domain you should simply put ‘localdomain’:

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Computer and Domain Names
  11. Next Determine Locales, Clock and Timezone
    If unsure then Cast the Locales as for your Country:

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Locale, Clock and Timezone
  12. Follow Setting Up User & Root Accounts
    Appoint and Record the Passwords for Login…

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Set User and Root Accounts
  13. After You should be Done :)

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Finish
  14. So Restart antiX 17 VM

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Reboot
  15. Finally Login and Enjoy antiX 17!
    Use the User/Pass as needed:

    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Login
    How to Install antiX 17 on VMware Workstation Step by Step - Rox-Fluxbox Desktop
  16. How to Install the VMWare Tools on antiX 17:

    antiX 17 VMWare Tools Installation Guide

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