Flint OS VM for VMWare Setup Guide

    Windows

    • Please download our latest Flint OS VM image from our download page .

    • If you have not yet installed a VMWare desktop client, please proceed to their official download page to download the latest version of VMWare Workstation Player. Install it on your system following the on screen instructions.

    • Launch VMWare Workstation Player, click “Open a Virtual Machine”, as shown:

      Open a virtual machine

    • Select the Flint OS VM .ova image file, as shown:

      Select image file

    • Following the screen prompts, select a desired path for your new Virtual Machine and give it a name. Then click “Import”, as shown:

      New VM image

    • During importing, if you encounter an error about “Import failed due to file did not pass OVF specification check” don’t panic! It’s a known issue and please just click “Retry” to relax the specification to finish the import. It won’t affect the usage of this VM.

    • After import finishes, Flint OS VM will appear in the home screen. Just click “Play virtual machine” to launch Flint OS VM!

      播放虚拟机

    macOS

    • Please download our latest Flint OS VM image from ourdownload page .

    • If you have not yet installed a VMWare Fusion, please proceed to their official download page to download the latest version of VMWare Fusion and install it on your Mac.

    • Launch VMWare Fusion,Click the “File” menu on top of the screen and choose “Import…”, as shown:

      Import

    • Select the Flint OS VM .ova image file, click “Continue”, as shown:

      Choose image

    • Following the prompts, specify the path and name of your new Flint OS VM file, as shown:

      Save as new VMWare file

    • During importing, if you encounter an error about “Import failed due to file did not pass OVF specification check” don’t panic! It’s a known issue and please just click “Retry” to relax the specification to finish the import. It won’t affect the usage of this VM.

    • Upon importing completed, click “Finish” to launch Flint OS VM!

      Finish and launch

    Linux

    • Please download our latest Flint OS VM image from our download page .

    • If you have not yet installed a VMWare desktop client, please proceed to their official download page to download the latest version of VMWare Workstation Player installation bundle file. Then please run the following commands under commandline to execute the installation script:chmod a+x /path/to/your/VMware-Player-xx.x.x-xxxxxx.x86_64.bundle
      sudo ./path/to/your/VMware-Player-xx.x.x-xxxxxx.x86_64.bundle

    • Launch VMWare Workstation Player, choose “Open a Virtual Machine”

      Open a Virtual Machine

    • Select the Flint OS VM .ova image file and specify the path and name of your new Flint OS VM file. Then click “Import”, as shown:

      Import VM image

    • During importing, if you encounter an error about “Import failed due to file did not pass OVF specification check” don’t panic! It’s a known issue and please just click “Retry” to relax the specification to finish the import. It won’t affect the usage of this VM, as shown:

      Error to retry

    • Upon importing completed, click “Play virtual machine” to launch Flint OS VM!

      Completed import and launch