How-to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Elementary OS 64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

February 15th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Workstation 12 Quick-Start for Elementary OS




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

VMware Workstation Pro 12 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 Elementary OS - 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 Pro 12 (30 Days Trial)

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

    Install VMware Workstation 12 on Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  3. First Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt-get install gcc build-essential

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

  4. Then Start 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. Then Follow the VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation WorkFlow
    Accept the License:

    Linux Elementary OS VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Accept Licenses
    If Already have a License Key then Inserts it. Otherwise follow on…
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Insert License Key
    Then Start Installation:
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Installing
    Linux Elementary OS VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Success

  6. Then You can Enjoy VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Elementary OS ;)

    Linux Elementary OS VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - VMware Workstation Pro 12 GUI

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
  8. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Elementary OS Linux
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Elementary OS.

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