How-to Install VMware Player 7 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit Linux/GNU Easy Visual-Guide

March 3rd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Player 7 Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Player 7 Free for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Linux+GNU i386/amd64.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on Ubuntu VMware Player 7 Installation that Show Every Single Step and Setup Involved…

To the How-to Install VMware Player 7 on Ubuntu Bottom You Find Links to Apply the Patch for Kernels 3.19 and Install VMWare Tools for Player 7 Guests.

Install VMware Player 7 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Featured

A Short List of VMware Player 7 New Features:

  • Installation Options
  • Simplified UI Mode
  • New Operating System Support
  • VMware Hardware Version 7
  • Expiring Virtual Machines
  1. Download VMware Player Free for Linux:

    Get VMware Player 7 32/64bit

    Select the VMware Player for Linux 32/64bit from the List Contained.

  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Install VMware Player 7 on Ubuntu - Open Terminal
  3. First Install the Required Packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gcc build-essential"
  4. Then Execute the VMware Player Installation Script
    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su -c "chmod +x ./VMware-Player*.bundle"
    sudo su -c "./VMware-Player*.bundle"
  5. Then Follow the Installation WorkFlow

    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - License Agreement 1
    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - License Agreement 2
    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - Check for Updates
    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - Anonymous Statistics

    The License Key is needed Only for Upgrade to VMware Player 7 Plus!

    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - License Key for Player Plus
    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - Installing
    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid VMware Player 7 Installation - Done

  6. For Linux Kernels 3.19+ is Indispensable to Apply this Patch:

    Instructions to Patch VMware on Linux 3.19
  7. Last Enjoy the VMware Player 7 for Linux

    Linux Ubuntu Launching VMware Player 7
    Linux Ubuntu VMware Player 7 GUI

  8. How-to Install the VMWare-Tools for VMware Player VMs:

    VMware Tools Installation Guides
  9. After You should Finally Enjoy the Powerful VMware Virtual Machines Virtualization Linux Ubuntu :)

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