How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Fedora Easy Guide

October 6, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Fedora

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Fedora 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 Fedora - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Fedora - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages
    For Fedora 22+:

    sudo dnf install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc glibc-headers make

    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
  3. Download VMware Workstation Player 14 Free

    VMware Workstation Player 14 Linux 64bit
  4. So now Run VMware-Workstation Bundle
    Access the VMware Workstation Bundle Location:

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions:

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

    Then Run the VMware Workstation Bundle:

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

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

  6. Finally, Enjoy VMware Workstation Player 14 on Fedora ;)

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

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

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


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