How-to Install VMware Workstation Player 12 on Linux Mint 64bit Visual Guide

September 24th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Workstation Player 12 Quick-Start on Linux Mint




The Linux Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMware Workstation Player 12 for Free on Linux Mint 18-Sarah/17.3-Rosa/17.2-Rafaela/17.1-Rebecca/17-Qiana LTS Amd64 GNU/Linux Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

Especially relevant: You do Not need to Buy it because the VMware Workstation Player 12 is Free for Non Commercial Use.

VMware Workstation 12 Player (formerly known as VMware Player Pro) is a streamlined offering of VMware Workstation Pro 12 that is ready for Windows 10, offers enhanced 3-D graphics support and improved virtual machine performance.

VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Linux Mint - Featured
  1. Download VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux

    VMware Player 12 Linux 64bit
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
  3. Give Execution Permission

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo chmod +x VMware-Player*.bundle

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Starting Installer

    sudo ./VMware-Player*.bundle

    If the Graphical Wizard is Not launching Type ‘q‘ to Accept Licenses…

  5. Then Follow the Installation Wizard

    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - License
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - Updates
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - Help
    Live License Key Blank if you Use it for Free as Non Commercial
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - License Key
    Confirm for Installation Start
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - Start Installation
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - Installing
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux Mint - Success
  6. Launching VMware Workstation Player 12
    Search for ‘vmware player’

    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Mint Launcher
    For a Free Use insert an eMail address and follow on…
    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Free Use
  7. How-to Install the VMWare-Tools on VMware Workstation Guests:

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides

VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Linux Mint - VMware Workstation Player 12 GUI

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