How to Install Debian Buster on a VMware Workstation Virtual Machine

November 25, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing

  1. 2. Making VMware Workstation VM

    How to Create a VMware Workstation Virtual Machine from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM

    Then Run the Debian VM.

  2. 3. Installing Debian Buster

    Now to Install Debian 10 VM
    Start by choosing “Graphical install”:


    Then select a Language:
    (To confirm choices use Space-Bar, Enter or your Mouse)


    Again select the Location:


    Configure the Keyboard:


    Now start to load the installer components and the Network Hardware lookup:


    So then set the “hostname”:


    Next also the Domain Name:


    Choose the “root” User Password:


    Now set the User Full Name:


    Again the “username”:


    And the User Password:


    Configure the Clock:


    Follow with the Disk partitioning.
    Confirm to “Guided – use entire disk”:


    Choose the Disk to partition:


    And as a Partition Scheme you can simply confirm for the All-in-one:


    Now confirm to “Finish partitioning and write changes to disk”:


    Again confirm to write changes to Disks:

    Then start automatically the base system setup:

    Next follow to configure the Apt Package Manager.
    So confirm to use a Network Mirror:


    Then choose the Mirror Country:


    Again the Archive Mirror:


    And possibly also the Proxy Url:


    Then start automatically the first software installation procedure:



    Next you can choose the additional Software and the Desktop to setup on System:


    Again you may wait a little longer for the Software installation:

    Now confirm to install GRUB Boot Loader:


    And next select /dev/sda as Target:


    Finally, the Installation should be successfully achieved:


    Congrats, you should be able to Restart into Debian 10 GNU/Linux!

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