How-to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 Easy Visual-Guide

February 15th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu 16.04 VMware Workstation Pro 12 Install




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 Amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

The guide includes the Detailed Commands & Instructions on Ubuntu VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation.

First of all VMware Workstation Pro 12 continues VMware’s tradition of delivering leading edge features and performance.
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.

Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Featured

Finally the VMware Workstation 12 Features are:

  • 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. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Open Terminal
  2. Download VMware Workstation Pro 12 (30 Days Trial)

    VMware Workstation Pro 12 Linux 64bit
  3. Then Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt install gcc build-essential

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

  4. After Launch the VMware-Workstation Installation Wizard
    Access the VMware Workstation installer Location:

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions:

    sudo chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle

    Then Run the VMware Workstation Installer:

    sudo ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle

    If the Graphical Installer do Not Launch then type ‘q’ to Accept License…

  5. And Follow the VMware Workstation Pro 12 WorkFlow
    Accept the License:

    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Accept Licenses
    Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One:
    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Insert License Key
    Then Start Installation:
    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Start Installation
    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Installing
    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - Success

  6. Finally Enjoy VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu ;)

    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 - VMware Workstation Pro 12 GUI

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
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