How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS Easy Guide

October 6th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS




Hello CentOS User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS 64bit 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 CentOS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo yum install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers
  3. Download VMware Workstation Player 14 Free

    VMware Workstation Player 14 Linux 64bit
  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 CentOS - Accept Licenses
    Then Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS - Insert License Key

    Then Start Installation:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS - Start Installation
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS - Success

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

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS - Launching
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on CentOS - VMware Workstation Player 14 GUI

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
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