Install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server on VMware

Install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server on VMware

In this tutorial, we want to install ubuntu 20.04 LTS server on vmware.

Before install steps. We need to talk about a little bit about ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is released April 23, 2020, succeeding Ubuntu 19.10 as the latest stable release of this hugely popular Linux-based operating system.

Ok Now we start a tutorial about install ubuntu 20.04 lts server on VMware and if you want to read more about Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, You could go Introducing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS article.

Great! Let’s Start to install ubuntu 20.04 lts server on vmware

At first, you need to download the Ubuntu 20.04 ISO image for installing. So go to this link and download Ubuntu Server Edition. Download Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server.

 

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Step 1: After create your VM and all steps on VMware. Turn on VM and you will see this section.

In this step. You could select your language.

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Step 2: Select the Keyboard layout and select Done to continue steps.

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Configure Network on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 3: In this step, you could configure the network by selecting your NIC name. But we choose without network and after install. We could set all network configuration on Initial setup steps.

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Step 4: If you set a network and you using a proxy, type proxy name on this field and select Done.

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Step 5: Now you have to choose a mirror address for Ubuntu updates and install another package. We just select done to continue steps.

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Guided storage layout on Ubuntu

Step 6: In this step, you could select which guided the storage layout.

You have two options.

  • Ubuntu uses an entire disk
  • Custom storage disk

If you want ubuntu to create partition automatically on the entire disk you might be chosen the first option. Or if you want ubuntu install on a custom partition you need to choose the second option.

In this tutorial, we select “Use an entire disk”

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Step 7: in this step, you see what’s happening in your disk and if you confirm that. So select Done to continue other steps.

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Step 8: once again, confirm about partitioning disk and select continue.

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Set Name and username

Step 9: Now you need to type your information.

Your Name: type your favorite name

Your Server’s name: type your favorite server name

Pick a username: type your favorite username. You use this username for login on ubuntu 20.04

Choose a password: Type your password for the user

Confirm your password: type your password again and select Done.

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Install OpenSSH on ubuntu

Step 10: If you want OpenSSH to install on your ubuntu, select option, and then select done.

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Step 11: OK, now we need to wait for copy ubuntu files and configuration.

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Step 12: After copy files and another configuration is done. Ubuntu prompt for a reboot. Select reboot.

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Login to Ubuntu 20.04 Server

Step 13: After Ubuntu Up. You can type your username and password and using Ubuntu 20.04

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For Checking Ubuntu version. You could type the following command.

cat /etc/os-release

 

Conclusion

In this tutorial, we try to install ubuntu 20.04 lts server on vmware with simple steps.

 

Installing ubuntu 20.04 LTS server – Video Tutorials

You can see this video for a better understanding.

 

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