Step by step preparation step for install ubuntu server in vmware

My friend want to install ubuntu server but he little afraid to do that in production server, he ask me to give hint what he should do.

I think using virtualization is enough to give more experience, so I decide to write steps taken for preparation to install ubuntu 8.04 LTS in vmware workstation.

This step by step taken in windows xp with vmware workstation and ubuntu server 8.04 iso :

1. Open Vmware then click :

File -> New -> Virtual Machine

2. Welcome Wizard will show up, click Next.

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