How-to Install VMware Player 7 on Elementary OS 32-64bit Linux/GNU Easy Visual-Guide

April 22nd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Player 7 Elementary OS



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Player 7 Free for Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya Linux+GNU i386/amd64 Desktop.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation that Show Every single Step and Command involved…

To the How-to Install VMware Player 7 on Elementary OS 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 Elementary OS - 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 a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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

    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - License Agreement 1
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - License Agreement 2
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - Check for Updates
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - Anonymous Statistics

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

    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - License Key for Player Plus
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Player 7 Installation - Installing
    Linux Elementary OS 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 Elementary OS Launching VMware Player 7
    Linux Elementary OS 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 Elementary OS :)

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