VMware Workstation Player
VMware Workstation Player is an ideal utility for running a single virtual machine on a Windows or Linux PC. Organizations use Workstation Player to deliver managed corporate desktops, while students and educators use it for learning and training.
The free version is available for non-commercial, personal and home use.
This tutorial will show you how to install VMware workstation player on windows 10.
VMWare workstation player can be downloaded from here:
This tutorial will show you how to install Fedroa 27 in VMware Workstation 12. Fedora is an excellent operating system that is open source and free. It runs great on older hardware so is a great option for older laptops. With that said let’s get stuck into the tutorial.
When the ISO file has downloaded, open VMWare Work station, click File and then new Virtual machine.
In the next screen leave the configuration as typical and select next.
Now click browse and navigate to where you downloaded the .iso file, once it is added in click next.
Give your machine a name or leave as the default and click next.
Up the hardrive to 40GB and click next
Click customise hardware.
Increase the memory to 2GB of RAM and add an extra processor and click close.
Finally click finish.
When the machine boots up select “Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live 27”
Select install to Hard drive.
Select your language and click continue.
Click installation destination.
Click on the desk and click Done.
Click Begin installation.
Set a root password.
Create a new user and make the user and administrator by clicking the relevant checkbox.
Click quit when the install is done.
Then restart the machine.
You should then have Fedora installed. A full video tutorial can be found below and if you have any trouble following along with this tutorial please do comment below 🙂
In this tutorial you will learn how to install CentOS 7 on VMWare workstation 12. The first thing that you need to do to Install CentOS 7 is to download CentOS 7 from the CentOS website:
The version that you will need to download is the DVD ISO. Once you have downloaded the CentOS7 ISO, you will need to open VMWare workstation.
Once VMWare workstation is open you will then need to follow the following steps to ensure that CentOS 7 is installed.
Click file and then New Virtual Machine.
Then click typical and next.
Find the ISO file you saved and click next.
Give your machine a name and click next.
Set your disk size and click next.
Click customise hardware.
Increase the RAM to 2GB
Then click close and finish.
Then power on the CentOS 7 machine.
Select install CentOs 7.
Select your language and click next.
Select Gnome Desktop for Software Selection and then done.
Select the disk you created for installation destination and then done.
Then click begin install.
Next create your root password and click done.
Then create your user, create a password for that user and select make that user an administrator.
Then click reboot.
Accept the license on start up and click finish configuration.
You have now installed Centos 7 On VMWare.
The video guide below shows the process in more detail.
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CentOS, linux, Virtualization, VMWare and tagged CentOs, CentOS 7, How to Install CentOS, How to Install CentOS 7, VMware, VMWare Workstation, Workstation on . January 14, 2018