Instead of testings new softwares or configs on my actual RPI, I do it in a VM Machine. Much easier to rollback if I do a mistake. There are many videos on YouTube to explain how to install the Raspberry Pi Desktop in VMWare.
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The ISO image of Raspberry Pi Desktop is available here.
I did create an VM, as illustrated here, with:
- 4GB Memory
- 32GB Hard Disk(SCSI)
- USB 3 .1
- And everything else "by default"
- 1 processor
- NAT Network Adapter
- a "Graphical Install" of the Raspberry Pi Desktop
- enable SSH
- keep the password "raspberry" for the user pi (with auto-login enabled)
- configure the keyboard for me (Belgian - Azerty)
- configure to location as Brussels/Belgium
- install the VMWare-Tools (screen resolution maximized automatically)
- Create an icon "Desktop Update" to update the packages via: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y
And here attached in the resulting VM (a 4.5GB zip file). Download it, unzip and double click the file "Raspberry Pi 4.vmx" to open the VM into your VMWare Workstation.