How to Install Ubuntu 19.10 using VMware Workstation 15

This video shows you how to setup Ubuntu 19.10 on VMware virtual machine on your Windows 10 PC / Laptop.

How to Install Ubuntu on VMware Workstation

Ubuntu is an open-source Linux operating system that many people recommend to install in view of speed and functionality, so if you want to try it or decide to see it on your computer, we have explained all the steps you need to follow to install Ubuntu.

Many people say that the Ubuntu installation is very long and complicated. However, the fact is that if you follow the steps below, you can install this operating system on your laptop or desktop in just half an hour.

Step 1: First of all you need to obtain the Ubuntu ISO file. Visit, and download the ISO file with the code name Eoan Ermine to your computer.

Step 2: If you downloaded the ISO file, but you do not have VMware installed on your computer, click here to view and install it.

Step 3: After installing the virtualization program, click the Create a new virtual machine option.

Step 4: In the new VM wizard, select Custom (Advanced) and click Next.

Step 5: Configure the hardware compatibility setting to Workstation 15.x and click Next.

Step 6: In the Guest operating system, select I will install the operating system later and click Next again.

Step 7: In Select a Guest OS, select Linux and then Ubuntu 64-bit in Version.

Step 8: You can choose to store the Ubuntu virtual machine that you created in Name the Virtual Machine in a different location. This allows you to use Ubuntu with a bit more performance. After typing the name of the virtual machine, continue with Next.

Step 9: In Processor Config, add a processor to Ubuntu according to your computer’s hardware power. For example; You can choose 1 processor and 2 cores.

Step 10: In Memory, you will need to add RAM to your virtual computer. You can configure a 2 or 4 GB RAM value for Ubuntu.

Step 11: In Disk Capacity, you must create a new virtual disk for Ubuntu. Therefore, you can choose the disk size recommended by VMware, or you can specify a value yourself. For example, 30 GB will suffice.

In addition, you can select Allocate all disk space now to configure the virtual disk size that you specify as fully allocated space on the disk of your host. Or, by unchecking this option, you may have a dynamic disk structure that grows depending on your use.

Step 12: In the Ready window, click the Customize Hardware button and click on the processor hardware to enable virtualization in the right pane that appears.

Step 13: Finally, you can click on the CD/DVD device and import the Ubuntu ISO image into the virtual machine.

Step 14: After creating a new VM in VMware, inserting the ISO image, click Power on this virtual machine to start the installation.

Step 15: To install a Linux/Ubuntu in a new virtual machine, you can watch the whole video!

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