How to install Ubuntu as a virtual machine on VMWare server

On CD Properties choose the drive letter of your CD DVD drive

For CD DVD Drive, choose to connect a physical drive, you could also choose to mount an .iso image, we choose physical drive

Choose not to add a FLoppy Drive to your virtual machine

For CD DVD properties, choose the drive letter that represents the Physical CD ROM drive on your machine (G: in our case) and also choose to Connect At PowerOn

Choose to add a USB controller

For Floppy drive, choose Don't add a Floppy Drive as you don't usually need one. You can always add one later if you want

Read summary and click Finish

For USB Controller, choose to add a USB controller

On VMWare server inventory highlight Ubuntu virtual Machine

Click Finish to finish setting up the virtual machine