How-to Install VMware Workstation Player 12 on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 64bit Visual Guide

February 8th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Workstation Player 12 QuickStart on Mint 18.1 Serena




Hello Mint User! This Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMware Workstation Player 12 for Free on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Amd64 GNU/Linux 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.

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  1. Download VMware Workstation Player 12 for Linux

    VMware Player 12 Linux 64bit
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (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 Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - License
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Updates
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Help
    Live License Key Blank if you Use it for Free as Non Commercial
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - License Key
    Confirm for Installation Start
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Start Installation
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Installing
    Installing VMware Workstation Player 12 for Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Success
  7. Launching VMware Workstation Player 12
    Search for ‘vmware player’

    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Mint 18.1 Serena Linux - Mint Launcher
    For a Free Use insert an eMail address and follow on…
    VMware Workstation Player 12 Installation on Mint 18.1 Serena 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 Mint Linux
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Mint.

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