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VMwareWorkstation Player is a desktop virtualization software that allows you to run multiple, isolated operating systems on a single machine.
With VMware Player, you can create and run your own virtual machines and evaluate software distributed as a virtual appliance from many software vendors available from VMware’s Solution Exchange.
VMware Player is not open-source, and it is free only for personal non-commercial use. If you are looking for an open-source virtualization platform, you should try Oracle’s VirtualBox.
This article describes how to install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 20.04.
For proper installation and operation of VMware Player, your system should meet the following requirements:
- 1.3GHz or faster 64-bit CPU, launched in 2011 or later.
- 2 GB RAM memoryminimum/ 4GB RAM or more recommended.
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Installing VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu #
The first step is to install the build dependencies. Open your terminal and run the following commands:
The latest version of VMware Workstation Player is available for download from the VMware downloads page. Use
wgetto download the installation bundle:
The command will download the latest version of VMware Player, which at the time of writing this article, is version 16.1.0.
Once the download is completed, make the installation file executable:
The installation is pretty straightforward, just run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions:
--required option forces to installer to display only the required questions.
The installation may take several minutes. During the installation, you will see information about the progress.
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At this point, you have the VMware Workstation Player installed on your Ubuntu system.
To launch the Player, open the Activities search bar, type “VMware Workstation Player” and click on the icon.
When you start the application for the first time, a window like the following will appear asking you whether you like to use VMware Workstation Player for free for personal non-commercial use:
Make your selection, click on the
OK button, and the Player will start.
Uninstalling VMware Player #
If, for some reasons, you want to uninstall VMware Player, use the following command:
You’ll be asked whether you want to keep the configuration files:
Press “Enter” and VMware Player will be removed from your system:
We have shown you how to install VMware Workstation Player on your Ubuntu system. You can now explore the application options and create your first virtual machine.
To learn more about VMware Workstation Player, visit their official documentationpage.
If you have any questions, please leave a comment below.
A new release of VMware Workstation 8.0.3 adds support for Ubuntu 12.04
There has been a quiet release of VMware Workstation few days back which escaped of my radar a bit since I was at vacations. This is another maintenance release only with very few new features (only one listed) and some bug fixes as well.
Also, few weeks back I reported on easy install feature with Ubuntu and how it works in my article here. In fact the article explain it through VMware Player, but it's the same thing. It makes actually the installation process simpler and faster. You have to validate less screens and so the installation process can install the guest OS quicker.
What is new in VMware Workstation 8.0.3?
New in this release – Ubuntu 12.04 support.
What's been fixed?
VMware floppy device out-of-bounds memory write – Due to a flaw in the virtual floppy configuration it was possible to perform an out-of-bounds memory write. This vulnerability allowed a guest user to crash the VMX process or to potentially execute code on the host.
VMware SCSI device unchecked memory write – Due to a flaw in the SCSI device registration it was possible to perform an unchecked write into memory. This vulnerability allowed a guest user to crash the VMX process or to potentially execute code on the host.
What are the know issues?
The VMware Workstation development team has still a lot to work on. There is a long list of bugs which need to be fixed. You can have a look at the Release Notes page here.
I have detailed the VMware Workstation 8 new features in my detailed article here: VMware Workstation 8 new features detailed
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You might also be interested in other VMware Workstation possibilities.
You can download Free Trial – a 30 days evaluation of VMware Workstation 8 here.
You can buy the full product here.