VLab VMware Client: Linux Installation

VMware Client Installation Instructions

To use the LSU VLab or Virtual Lab, you will first need to install the appropriate version of the VLab VMware Client software.  Follow the steps listed below in these installation instructions.

1. Click on System | Administration. Select Synaptic Package Manager.

 the synaptic package manager icon

2. In the Quick Search box, Type vmware & Click Search. (or press Enter on the keyboard.)

quick search box

3. Select vmware-view-open-client

4. Right-click & Select Mark for Installation.

location to right click and select mark for installation

5. Click Apply, located at the top.

 the apply button

6. Click Apply (again) when the Summary dialog box appears.  The package will begin the installation process.

the summary dialog box

7. Click Applications | Internet | VMware View Open Client.

 VMware view open client icon

8. Click on VMware View Open Client to open the client. The host name is vlab2.lsu.edu.

9. Enter your [myLSU ID], [myLSU Password], & LSU for the Username, Password, & Domain information. 

 the vmware view open client login window

10. The VMware Client is now installed onto your computer.

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