How to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial 64bit

January 15, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

VMware Workstation Pro 12 Quick Start for Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Includes Detailed Commands & Instructions on Ubuntu VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation that Show Every Single Step and Setup 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 Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial - 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 64-bit
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Kickoff > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Kubuntu - Open Terminal
  3. First, Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt-get install gcc build-essential

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  4. Then Start the VMware-Workstation Installation Wizard
    Access the VMware Workstation Bundle Location

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions

    chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle

    Then Run the VMware Workstation Bundle

    sudo ./VMware-Workstation*12*.bundle

    If the Graphical Installer do Not Launch then type ‘q’ to Accept License…

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

    Linux Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Accept Licenses
    If Already have a License Key then Inserts it. Otherwise follow on…
    Linux Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Insert License Key
    Then Start Installation:
    Linux Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Start Installation
    Linux Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Installing
    Linux Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial VMware Workstation Pro 12 Installation - Success

  6. Then You can Enjoy VMware Workstation Pro 12 on Kubuntu ;)

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

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
  8. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Kubuntu Linux
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Kubuntu.


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