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Installing linux on windows with VMPlayer from VMware

November 7th, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

If you are a programmer and have not yet utilized the power of VMWare, you have missed on something.

Below are step by step by step instructions to get linux (ubuntu flavour) up and running on your machine

1. Down load the VM Player for windows

http://www.vmware.com/download/player/download.html

2. Download the ubuntu image

ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso

Download ubuntu iso image

 

ubuntu on VMware

Once you upload the image, it will start configuring  your Virtual machine with Ubuntu

Short cuts : ctr + alt +D : minimize all windows

ctrl + T : open terminal window

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/11287/how-to-run-ubuntu-in-windows-7-with-vmware-player/

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