How to Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit Easy Guide

January 26, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install VMware Workstation 10 for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktops.

The VMware Workstation 10 Installation has been Tested Successfully also for Linux Mint 12-Lisa/13-Maya/14-Nadia/15-Olivia.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on VMware Workstation 10 Installation Linux Mint that Show Every single Step and Command involved…

To the Guide Bottom You Find Links to How to Install VMWare Tools for VMware Workstation Guests.

A Short List of VMware Workstation 10 Main New Features:

  • Unity Mode has been enhanced to seamlessly work with Windows 8.1 UI changes.
  • Create restricted virtual machines that can Expire at a predefined date and time.
  • Multiple Monitor Set-Ups are easier than ever, whether you are using 2, 3, or 4.
  • VMware-KVM provides a new interface for using Multiple Virtual Machines.
Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Featured
  1. Download VMware Workstation 10 (30 Day Trial)

    VMware Workstation 10 Linux
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Open Terminal
  3. First Install the Required Packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-dev open-vm-dkms open-vm-toolbox gcc build-essential"
  4. Then Execute the VMware-Workstation Installation Script
    cd </path/2>/VMware*10*.bundle
  5. sudo su
    chmod +x ./VMware*10*.bundle
    ./VMware*10*.bundle
  6. Then Follow the Installation WorkFlow

    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Check for Updates

    Set the User Enabled to Administer the Workstation 10

    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Set Administrator

    Then the Installation Target

    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Set Install Path

    The Https Port to Use

    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Set Https Port in Use

    Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One

    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Insert License Key

    Then Start Installation

    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Start Installation
    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Installing
    Install VMware Workstation 10 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Success

  7. Latest Enjoy the VMware Workstation 10 for Linux

    Linux Mint 16 Petra VMware Workstation 10 GUI

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
  9. So with this the VMware Workstation 10 should be Successfully Installed on Xubuntu Linux.

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