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Matheus Miguel Pereira de Souza
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How to Run Ubuntu on Mac with VMware Fusion

If you are a Mac user who wants to run Ubuntu, a popular Linux distribution, on your machine, you might be wondering how to do it. One option is to use a virtualization software that allows you to run another operating system as a virtual machine (VM) on your Mac. VMware Fusion is one of the best virtualization software for Mac, and it supports running Ubuntu as a VM on both Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.


In this article, we will show you how to install and run Ubuntu on Mac with VMware Fusion. We will also explain some of the benefits and features of using VMware Fusion for running Ubuntu on Mac.

What is VMware Fusion?

VMware Fusion is a desktop hypervisor for Mac that lets you run Windows, Linux, containers, Kubernetes and more in VMs without rebooting. It is designed for IT professionals, developers, students and businesses who need to run multiple operating systems on a single Mac. VMware Fusion offers a Personal Use License, available for free with a valid CustomerConnect account. You can also purchase VMware Fusion Pro for more advanced features and capabilities.

Why Use VMware Fusion for Running Ubuntu on Mac?

There are many reasons why you might want to use VMware Fusion for running Ubuntu on Mac, such as:

  • You can run Ubuntu alongside macOS without rebooting or partitioning your hard drive.

  • You can take advantage of the powerful performance and graphics of your Mac, including the integrated GPU of the Apple M series processors.

  • You can choose from hundreds of supported operating systems, including the latest versions of Ubuntu.

  • You can isolate the Mac from Ubuntu by disabling integration features, letting you secure and protect operating systems from each other.

  • You can create custom virtual networks, simulate degraded network conditions, and connect to remote vSphere and ESXi servers with VMware Fusion Pro.

  • You can build, run and manage OCI containers and Kubernetes clusters with the CLI tool vctl.

How to Install and Run Ubuntu on Mac with VMware Fusion?

To install and run Ubuntu on Mac with VMware Fusion, you need to follow these steps:

  • Download and install VMware Fusion from [the official website]. You can either buy VMware Fusion Pro or register for a free Personal Use License.

  • Download the Ubuntu ISO file from [the official website]. Choose the version and flavor of Ubuntu that you want to run.

  • Launch VMware Fusion and click on File > New. Drag and drop the Ubuntu ISO file into the window. Alternatively, you can click on Create a custom virtual machine and select Linux > Ubuntu as the operating system.

  • Follow the instructions on the screen to configure your virtual machine settings, such as name, location, disk size, memory, CPU cores, etc.

  • Click on Finish to create your virtual machine. You can also customize your virtual machine settings further by clicking on Settings.

  • Start your virtual machine by clicking on the Play button. You will see the Ubuntu installation screen. Follow the steps to install Ubuntu on your virtual machine.

  • Once the installation is complete, you can log in to your Ubuntu desktop and start using it. You can also install VMware Tools to enhance the performance and functionality of your virtual machine.


In this article, we have shown you how to install and run Ubuntu on Mac with VMware Fusion. We have also explained some of the benefits and features of using VMware Fusion for running Ubuntu on Mac. We hope that this article has helped you to run Ubuntu on your Mac easily and efficiently.

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