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What do I need to download to run 12.04 LTS as a VM using VMware player v5.0 ?

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Check Ubuntu help on installing Ubuntu inside VMware Player

Please refer section "Installing Ubuntu inside VMware Player on a non-Ubuntu OS" on the above mentioned page.

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You should download one of the 12.04 LTS .iso images, then tell VMware to mount those as the CD-ROM when booting.

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