How-to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa LTS 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

December 21st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Workstation Pro 12 Quick-Start for Mint 17.3 Rosa




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa LTS amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on Linux Mint VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation that Show Every single Step and Command involved…

VMware Workstation Pro 12 continues VMware’s tradition of delivering leading edge features and performance that technical professionals rely on every day when working with virtual machines.
With support for the latest version of Windows and Linux, the latest processors and hardware, and the ability to connect to VMware vSphere and vCloud Air, it’s the perfect tool to increase productivity, save time and conquer the cloud.

Install VMware Workstation 12 on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa - Featured

A Short List of the VMware Workstation 12 Features:

  • Built for Microsoft Windows 10 and More
  • Display Powerful 3D Graphics
  • Ready for High Resolution Displays
  • Create Powerful Virtual Machines
  • Ready for the Latest Hardware
  • Enhanced Connectivity
  • Build Virtual Networks
  • Leverage the Power of vSphere and vCloud Air
  • Protect Your Work and Save Time
  • Run Restricted Virtual Machines
  • Expiring Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Cross Compatibility
  1. Download VMware Workstation Pro 12 (30 Days Trial)

    VMware Workstation Pro 12 Linux 64bit
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMware Workstation 12 on Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  3. First Install the Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install gcc build-essential"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Then Start the VMware-Workstation Pro 12 Installer

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su -c "chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle"
    sudo su -c "./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  5. Follow the VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation Wizard
    Accept the License:

    Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Accept Licenses
    If Already have a License Key then Inserts it. Otherwise follow on…
    Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Insert License Key
    Then Start Installation:
    Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Installing
    Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Success

  6. Then You can Enjoy the VMware Workstation 12 for Linux

    Linux Mint VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - VMware Workstation Pro 12 GUI

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    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
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