[Ilugc] HOW TO INSTALL VMWARE WORKSTATION
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Sat Oct 8 12:00:28 IST 2011
> hi guys i am using ubuntu 11.04 . i like to install vmware i downloaded
> the package and extracted in desktop. when i open the folder it has some
> folders and an vmware-install.pl . i think its a perl programming. how
> to install it. help me guys.
Vmware workstation is a paid product, so if you have a license its great
but there is also Vmware player which also works as good with trimmed
In the vmware player download section, after login, choose the bundle
file available for download under linux. The bundle file, i believe, is
like a shell archive so you can install it using "sh <bundle-filename>"
on the terminal but you need to login as "root" user before doing so.
After installation, run the following command to start vmware services,
"service vmware restart" or "service vmplayer restart", I think its the
former but i seem to have forgotten which one.
To start vmplayer, check the applications menu, a shortcut has probably
been created. To run from the terminal/console the command is vmplayer.
On a different note, you can run vmware-install.pl by launching the
terminal and running the command "./vmware-install.pl" or "perl
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