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

June 24th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu Installation Guide

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic 64-bit Desktop.

And this guide includes the Detailed Commands & Instructions on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic VMware Workstation Pro 14 Installation.

Furthermore, VMware Workstation Pro 14 continues VMware’s tradition of delivering leading edge features and performance.

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.

How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  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 Pro 14 (30 Days Trial)

    VMware Workstation Pro 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 Pro 14 WorkFlow
    Accept the Licenses:

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Accept Licenses
    Next Set your User’s name:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Set UserName
    Eventually Insert the License Key if Already have One:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Insert License Key
    Choose the Shareds VMw Directory:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Choose Shared VMw Directory
    Set the Https Port (Default 443 should be just good):
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic -

    Then Start Installation:
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Start Installation
    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Success

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

    How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - VMware Workstation Pro 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 Ubuntu
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu.

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