Installing Ubuntu in VMware player

I installed Ubuntu in VMware player and below are the the screenshots and short desctiption of the steps involved. Hope this helps people seeking information on creating a virtual machine in VMware player

Download .iso image of Ubuntu desktop from:
Download VMware player from:

Install VMware player and open it.

Create a new virtual machine and choose "installer disc image file(iso)" option
Browse the ubuntu's image (.iso) file

Fill the necessary info

Specify the disc capacity for the virtual machine (Ubuntu) and click next

and click Finish