How-to Install VMware Workstation Player 12 on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial 64bit Linux Visual Guide

October 5th, 2016 by Regaz

VMware Workstation Player 12 QuickStart on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux




Hello Linux User, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMware Workstation Player 12 for Free on Linux Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS Amd64 Desktop.

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 Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Download VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux

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

    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial - open terminal
  3. First Install the Packages Required for the VMware Tools installation

    sudo apt-get install gcc build-essential

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

  4. Give Execution Permission to VMware Player Installer

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

    sudo ./VMware-Player*.bundle

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

  6. Then Follow the Installation Wizard

    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - License
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Updates
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Help
    Live License Key Blank if you Use it for Free as Non Commercial
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - License Key
    Confirm for Installation Start
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Start Installation
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Installing
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Success
  7. Launching VMware Workstation Player 12

    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Lubuntu Launcher
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    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Free Use
  8. How-to Install the VMWare-Tools on VMware Workstation Guests:

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

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