Running VMPlayer on CS Linux Machine
To run vmplayer, user needs to use GUI based desktop. This can be done by sitting in front of the machine, run X2Go or Microsoft Remote Desktop client to connect to any iLab Desktop machines from home. Once connected, open a terminal window and type :
In the same iso folder, there is also more recent Ubuntu 20.04 LTS /koko/system/iso/ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso and
/koko/system/iso/netboot.xyz.iso file which allows you todo different OS and download on the fly. See details about what OS available in url:netboot.xyz/faq
After ISO selection, user just click Next until they see Customize Hardware. Click on this button to adjust memory, cpu. disk size etc. and click Finish.
On Installation, they can skip the VMware Tool by clicking Remind Me Later button. When the installation is done, your VM will automatically run. Don’t forget to edit the VM and remove the ISO image once you no longer need it.
Reminder: Please SHUTDOWN the VM when you are not using it. All iLab machines are subject to enforced limitations.