How-to Install VMware Workstation 12 Pro on Fedora 64bit Linux+GNU Easy Visual-Guide

October 8th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Workstation 12 QuickStart for Fedora Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation 12 Pro on Fedora 16/17/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25 x8664 GNU/Linux KDE/Mate/Lxde/Xfce Desktop.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation on Fedora that Show Every single Step and Command involved…

VMware Workstation 12 Pro continues VMware’s tradition of delivering leading edge features and performance that technical professionals rely on every day when working with virtual machines.
With support for the latest version of Windows and Linux, the latest processors and hardware, and the ability to connect to VMware vSphere and vCloud Air, it’s the perfect tool to increase productivity, save time and conquer the cloud.

Install VMware Workstation 12 on Fedora - Featured

A Short List of the VMware Workstation 12 Features:

  • Built for Microsoft Windows 10 and More
  • Display Powerful 3D Graphics
  • Ready for High Resolution Displays
  • Create Powerful Virtual Machines
  • Ready for the Latest Hardware
  • Enhanced Connectivity
  • Build Virtual Networks
  • Leverage the Power of vSphere and vCloud Air
  • Protect Your Work and Save Time
  • Run Restricted Virtual Machines
  • Expiring Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Cross Compatibility
  1. Download VMware Workstation 12 Pro (30 Days Trial)

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

    Installing VMware Workstation 12 Pro on Fedora Linux -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  3. Installing Required Packages
    For Fedora 22+:

    sudo dnf install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    For Fedora < 22:

    sudo yum install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers
  4. Then Start the VMware-Workstation Installation Wizard
    Access the Target directory:

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions:

    su -c "chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle"

    Run the VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installer:

    su -c "./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    If the Graphical Installer is Not Launching then type ‘q’ to Accept License…

  5. Then Follow the VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation WorkFlow
    Accept the License

    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation - Accept Licenses

    Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One

    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation - Insert License Key

    Then Start Installation

    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation - Installing
    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation - Success

  6. Update Fedora 23 Libraries Linking

    Download VMware Workstation Updating Script

    VMware Workstation Updating Script
    chmod +x Update_VMW.sh

    Then Run the Script with:

    sudo ./Update_VMW.sh

    Thanks to Coyote’s Blog!

  7. Then You can Enjoy the VMware Workstation 12 for Linux

    Linux Fedora VMware Workstation 12 Pro Installation - VMware Workstation 12 Pro GUI

  8. How-to Install the VMWare-Tools on VMware Workstation Guests:

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
  9. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora Linux
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora.

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