Supported Guest Operating Systems
VMware Fusion supports over 60 guest operating systems, including Windows 3.1 through Windows 7, Mac OS X Server, Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD. For the most recent list of guest operating systems that VMware products support, use the Guest/Host OS tab on the VMware Compatibility Guide site: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php.
For instructions about how to install the most common guest operating systems, see the VMware Guest Operating System Installation Guide: http://partnerweb.vmware.com/GOSIG/home.html.