Step – 1 ->Assuming you have VMware Player installed, (else download it from here – VMware 12.* for Linux)

Download the Ubuntu desktop iso image from,

https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop

create-vm4

Step – 2 ->

create-vm1

Step – 3 -> Name your machine… whatever you like.

create-vm2

Step – 4 -> You are ready .. power up your machine.

create-vm3

Step 5 -> Install

create-vm5

Step 6 -> Done.

create-v6