Creating and configuring a VM Ware virtual machine on Mac OS with the OC Ubuntu ISO image

30 August 2023 4 minutes Author: D2-R2

Virtualization on Mac OS: VMWare and Ubuntu

Do you want to expand your technical capabilities and immerse yourself in the world of Linux without changing the familiar Windows? Learn how to create a VMWare virtual machine on Windows using a Linux Ubuntu ISO image. The tutorial on our hack site will provide you with all the key recommendations for optimal OS setup and tuning in a virtual environment. Linux Ubuntu is one of the most popular distributions due to its user-friendly nature and powerful features. Integrating this image into your VMWare virtual machine opens up many new possibilities for experimentation, development and testing.

Optimal configuration of the virtual machine is the key to stable operation and high productivity. Learn how to properly allocate resources, configure network settings, and ensure maximum hardware compatibility. Linux Ubuntu within VMWare on Windows allows users to combine the best of both worlds, opening up many new horizons for exploration. Thanks to our instructions, you will quickly and effortlessly create a virtual environment that meets all your requirements. Do not limit yourself to the usual work scenarios. Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Linux Ubuntu in the middle of your Windows system and learn all the benefits of virtualization with VMWare by following our steps.

What is the difference between VMware Workstation Player and Virtual Box?

Virtual machines are becoming a key tool for those seeking maximum security in the online space. They create an isolated environment that effectively blocks out potential threats and malware. Using a virtual machine reduces the risk of compromising the underlying system and provides an additional layer of protection against intrusions. Thus, for those who want to keep their data safe, virtual machines are becoming an indispensable tool in today’s digital world. VMware Player and VirtualBox are two well-known virtualization platforms for creating a virtual machine. Their key difference is that VMware Player is free for personal use only, while VirtualBox is completely free and open source software available for personal and commercial use. VMware Player is developed by VMware, a leader in virtualization, while VirtualBox is owned by Oracle. “Oracle” is an American corporation that specializes in the production of software, hardware for computing and other products and services in the field of information technology. VirtualBox, thanks to its transparent operation, has a larger set of features and settings, so we consider this virtual machine to be the best. Also, VirtualBox provides more flexible options and this is all thanks to its open source. On top of that, compatibility in VirtualBox, thanks to its open nature, supports a wider range of operating systems compared to VMware Player. Both tools, VMWare Player and VirtualBox, have their merits and each of them may be better depending on the specific use case scenario. The best way to determine which app best suits your needs is to install both and experiment with them. Only practice will help you figure out which virtual machine best meets your requirements.

Step-by-step installation instructions

Download Ubuntu Desktop

Step 1

Go to the browser

Step 3

Click “Download”

Step 4

We are waiting for it to load. After that, open a new tab

Installing VMware 13 on MAC OS

Step 6

Click “Try Pro For Free”

Step 7

First, click on the file, as soon as the file opens, double-click on the “VMVERE Fashion” icon, as shown in the screenshot

Step 8

We are waiting for the check to finish

Step 9

Click “Open”

Step 10

We are waiting for the installation to finish

Step 11

Select the installation method as shown in the screenshot

Step 12

Click “Use another disk” and click “Next”

Step 13

We select the operating system exactly as shown in the screenshot

Step 14

Click “Next”

Step 15

Select “UEFI” and click “Next”

Step 16

Click “Finish”

Step 17

Click “Save”

Step 18

Click “OK”

Step 19

Click on the icon as shown in the screenshot

Install Ubuntu Desktop

Step 20

Click on “try or install Ubuntu”

Step 21

Click “OK”

Step 22

Select the language and click “Install Ubuntu”

Step 23

Select the keyboard language

Step 24

Step by step, click on the actions exactly as shown in the screenshot

Step 25

Select “Erase disk and install Ubuntu” and click “Install Now”

Step 26

Click “Continue”

Step 27

Choose where we are now and click “Continue”

Step 28

Fill in the data in this panel

Step 29

This screenshot shows an example of filling in data. After that, click “Require my password to Log in”

Step 30

Click on “Restart now”

Step 31

We are waiting for the installation to complete

Step 32

Log in to your account on Ubuntu

Step 33

Congratulations, everything worked out for us. Now you can use Ubuntu

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