How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Easy Guide

October 5, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful 64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Especially relevant: You do Not need to Buy it because the VMware Workstation Player 14 is Free for Non Commercial Use.

And VMware Workstation 14 Player (formerly known as VMware Player Pro) is a streamlined offering of VMware Workstation Pro 14 that is ready for Windows 10, offers enhanced 3-D graphics support and improved virtual machine performance.

How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - Open Terminal
  2. Download VMware Workstation Player 14 Free

    VMware Workstation Player 14 Linux 64bit
  3. Then Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt install gcc build-essential

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

  4. After Launch the VMware-Workstation Installation Wizard
    Access the VMware Workstation installer Location:

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions:

    sudo chmod +x ./VMware-Workstation*14*.bundle

    Then Run the VMware Workstation Installer:

    sudo ./VMware-Workstation*14*.bundle

    If the Graphical Installer do Not Launch then type ‘q’ to Accept License and Follow CLI Wizard.

  5. And Follow the VMware Workstation Player 14 WorkFlow
    Accept the Licenses:

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - Accept Licenses
    Then Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - Insert License Key

    Then Start Installation:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - Start Installation
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - Success

  6. Finally Enjoy VMware Workstation Player 14 on Ubuntu ;)

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu - Launching
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - VMware Workstation Player 14 GUI

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

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


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