How to Install VMware Workstation 11 on Linux CentOS 5/6/7 64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

December 13, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install VMware Workstation 11 for Linux CentOS

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install VMware Workstation 11 on Linux CentOS 5.x/6.x/7.x x8664 KDE/Gnome Desktop.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation that Show Every single Step and Command involved…

To the How to Install VMware Workstation 11 on Linux CentOS Bottom You Find Links to How to Install VMWare Tools for Workstation 11 Guests.

Install VMware Workstation 11 on Linux CentOS - Featured

A Short List of the VMware Workstation 11 New Features:

  • New Operating System Support
  • VMware Hardware Version 11
  • Unity improvements for Windows 8.1 virtual machines
  • Allocate up to 2GB video memory to a virtual machine
  • Improvements for high DPI displays
  • Integration with VMware vCloud Air virtual private cloud
  • Boot virtual machines with EFI support
  • Create desktop shortcuts for virtual machines
  1. Download VMware Workstation 11 (30 Days Trial)

    VMware Workstation 11 Linux 64bit
  2. Open a Command Line Console Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMware Workstation 11 on Linux CentOS - Open Terminal
  3. Update the Kernel

    su -c 'yum update kernel'

    Reboot!

    su -c reboot
  4. Installing the Prerequisite Packages

    su -c "yum install gcc kernel-headers kernel-devel"
  5. Then Start the VMware-Workstation Installation Wizard
    cd $HOME/Downloads
    su -c "chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*11*.bundle"
    su -c "./VMware-Workstation*11*.bundle"
  6. Then Follow the VMware Workstation 11 Installation WorkFlow

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Accept Licenses

    Choose is Check for Updates on Startup

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Check for Updates

    Set the User Enabled to Administer the Workstation 11

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Set Administrator

    Then the Shared VMs Target

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Set Install Path

    The Https Port to Connect to the VMware Server

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Set Https Port in Use

    Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Insert License Key

    Then Start Installation

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Installing
    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 Installation - Success

  7. Then You can Enjoy the VMware Workstation 11 for Linux

    Linux CentOS VMware Workstation 11 GUI

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
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    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on CentOS.


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