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How to Install Linux Mint on VMware on Windows PC

How to Install Linux Mint on VMware on Windows PC

The Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Ubuntu which itself is based on Debian and bundled with a variety of free and open-source applications and software. It can provide full out-of-the-box multimedia support for those who choose to include proprietary software such as multimedia codecs. Furthermore, it is one of the lightest operating systems and you can work on a low specification PC. It doesn’t have special features because it is really a simple operating system.

However, the virtual machine is one of the wonderful sources to try and install the different operating systems without disturbing the actual operating system. Virtual machines offer the best and easiest way to install operating systems especially Linux Mint. You will not face a single, because you are going to install on the virtual machine, not on a physical computer. We have already installed Linux Mint on VirtualBox and working extremely fine.

You might about virtual machines such as VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, Hyper-V, Parallels, and many more. But as we have experienced that VirtualBox and VMware is one of the best platform ever which give you the ability to install Linux Mint without any problem. Therefore, if you want to install Linux Mint on VMware then do follow the step by step guide down below.

How to Install Linux Mint on VMware on Windows PC

  1. Download Linux Mint ISO file
  2. Download VMware Workstation latest version

1: Create A New Virtual Machine for Linux Mint

Step 1: First open your VMware and then click on the Create A New Virtual Machine.

Click On The Create A New Virtual Machine

Step 2: Select the Typical (recommended) and click on the Next.

Select The Typical (recommended) And Click On The Next

Step 3: Select the I Will install the operating system later and click on the Next.

Click On The Next

Step 4: Select the Linux and then click on the Next

Select The Linux And Click On The Next

Step 5: Write the virtual machine name and click on the Next.

Write The Virtual Machine Name And Click On The Next

Step 6: Select the Store virtual disk as a single file and click on the Next.

Select The Store Virtual Disk As A Single File And Click On The Next

Step 7: Now, click on the Customize Hardware.

Click On The Customize Hardware

Step 8: Go to Memory and then Increase The Memory

Increase The Memory

Step 9: Go to Processors increase the number of processors.

Increase The Number Of Processors

Step 10: Go to New CD/DVD (SATA) and click on the Use an ISO image file.

Click On The Use An ISO Image File

Step 11: Lastly, click on the Close.

Click On The Close

Step 12: Click on the Finish.

Click On The Finish

2: Install Linux Mint on VMware

Step 1: Click on the Power on this virtual machine to start.

Click On The Power On This Virtual Machine To Start

Step 2: Click on the Start Linux Mint.

Click On The Start Linux Mint

Step 3: So, Right-click on the Linux Mint and then click on the Open.

Right Click On The Linux Mint And Click On The Open

Step 4: Select your language.

Select Your Language

Step 5: Select your keyboard layout and click on the continue.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Select Your keyboard layout

Step 6: Click on the Continue.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Click On The Continue

Step 7: Select the Erase disk and install Linux Mint click on Install Now.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Click On The Install

Step 8: Click on the continue.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Click On The Continue

Step 9: Now, Select your location.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Select Your location

Step 10: Write the details.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Write The Details.

Step 11: Wait for the installation of the Linux Mint.

Install Linux Mint on VMware
Wait for the Installation

Step 12: Click on the Restart Now.

Step 13: Finally, Linux Mint successfully installed on VMware Workstation on Windows PC.

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