VMware Workstation Pro 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO Visual Guide

November 21, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

VMware Workstation Pro 14 Create Virtual Machine

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step and Visually How to Create/Make a New Virtual Machine with a Linux/Unix ISO on VMware Workstation 14 Pro for Microsoft Windows.

And the VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO Guide includes all the Screeshot of the Steps involved.

Especially relevant how this a Quick & Dirty Guide with just the Basic Settings for Creating VMware Workstation 14 Pro VM from ISO.

Furthermore, with VMware Workstation Pro and VMware Workstation you can run Linux, Windows and hundreds of other Operating Systems on a Mac, without burning OS ISO’s and Rebooting.

Finally, VMware Workstation 11+ come with the ability to Run Hypervisor Applications such as VMware Workstation inside the virtual machine.

So You can install VMware Workstation in Linux a virtual machine, and then for Example use Workstation to create a Nested Windows Virtual Machine.

VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Featured

How to Download Linux Distros ISO’s

Linux ISOs
  1. Create a New Virtual Machine.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - New VM

  1. Choose the VM Typical SetUp.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - VM Typical SetUp
    Click on Next.

  1. Browse for GNU/Linux ISO Image.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Loading
    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Browsing
    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Creating
    Click on Next.

  2. Set-Up VM Name.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Naming
    Click on Next.

  3. Select the Guest OS
    This doesn’t matter and so if you just Do Not Find your OS then choose a Linux X.Y Kernel…

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Guest OS Type
    Then Click on Next.

  4. Specify the Disk Size to At Least 64Gb.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Customize Disk Size
    Take Note: The Disk then will be Auto-Growing so 64Gb here it’s Just the Upper Limit!
    Also it’s Best to Set Disk as Entire instead of the Default 2Gb Chunks…
    Then Click on Next.

  5. Click on the Customize Hardware on Bottom.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Customize Hardware

  6. Set the Memory Size
    Set a Reasonable Amount, usually between 1Gb and 2GB. It depends from your OS’s Type…

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Set Memory Size
    Click on Close.

  7. Click on Finish on Bottom.

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Finishing

  1. Finally, You can Power On the Virtual Machine :)

    VMware Workstation 14 Create Virtual Machine from ISO - Running

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