Fedora VMware Workstation Player 12 Install
The Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How to Install the VMware Workstation Player 12 for Free on Linux Fedorax8664 KDE/Mate/Lxde/Xfce 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.
Download VMware Workstation Player 12 for LinuxVMware Player 12 Linux 64-bit
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Installing Required Packages
For Fedora 22+:
sudo dnf install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers make libaio
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
For Fedora < 22:
sudo yum install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers make libaio
Give Execution Permission
Access the Target directory:
Give Execution Permissions:
sudo chmod +x VMware-Player*.bundle
Starting VMware Player Installer.
If the Graphical Wizard is Not launching Type ‘q‘ to Accept Licenses…
Then Follow the Installation Wizard.
Live License Key Blank if you Use it for Free as Non Commercial
Confirm for Installation Start
Launching VMware Workstation Player 12
For a Free Use insert an eMail address and follow on..
Update Fedora 23+ Libraries Linking.
Download VMware Workstation Updating ScriptVMware Workstation Updating Script
chmod +x Update_VMW.sh
Then Run the Script with:
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