How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS Easy Guide

June 24, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Installation Guide

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And VMware Workstation 14 Player for Ubuntu 18.04 (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.

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

How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - 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 18.04 Bionic LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Then Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt install gcc build-essential

    Enter your Admin Pass to Execute the Command.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  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 Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Accept Licenses
    Then Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Insert License Key
    Then Start Installation:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Start Installation
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - 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 18.04 Bionic LTS - VMware Workstation Player 14 GUI

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

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides
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