- Download VMware Player from (http://vmware.com/download/)
- Install the VMware Player on your desktop (its very easy install process)
- Create a new VMX in your fav editor,following is an example vmx file
displayName = "Ubuntu Dapper Drake 6.04 Flight 3"
guestOS = "ubuntu"
memsize = "512" (RAM)
scsi0:0.fileName = "20G.vmdk"
ide1:0.fileName = "dapper-install-i386.iso" (path to dapper iso or anyother OS iso)
- Once vmx file is created,it can be activated using VMware player i.e, once played,you should be able to install dapper on the virtual machine,you can install/configure any of the software & more important you can network your OS & VMware OS.
More details on http://www.vmware.com/resources/techresources/