How-to Install VMware Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety 64bit Linux Visual Guide

October 5th, 2016 by Regaz

VMware Workstation Player 12 Quick-Start on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux




The Linux Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMware Workstation Player 12 for Free on Linux Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Amd64 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 Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - 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)

     - 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 Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - License
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Updates
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Help
    Live License Key Blank if you Use it for Free as Non Commercial
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - License Key
    Confirm for Installation Start
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Start Installation
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Installing
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Success
  7. Launching VMware Workstation Player 12

    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Ubuntu Launcher
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    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety 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 Ubuntu Linux
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu.

VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - VMware Workstation Player 12 GUI

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