How to boot an Ubuntu VM from raw partition on physical disk in VMware

Introduction This tutorial assumes a dual boot installation on a physical drive. The instructions will guide you through the steps for creating a virtual machine using Windows 10 as the host and Ubuntu 18.04 as the guest. The process should be similar for other OS combinations though. Creating a new VM in VMware Workstation player Creating the VM Click “Create a New Virtual Machine”. Select “I will install the operating system later”.