Tuesday, September 25, 2018

How to Install VMware Workstation 15 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

1. Do a clean uninstall of any previous versions for a clean installation.

2. VMware Workstation 14 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

3. Open Terminal and run the following command:

sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation

4. Download the file from VMware's website

5. from terminal cd to the location where you saved the downloaded file. Run the following command to make the package executable:

chmod a+x VMware-Workstation*

6. Execute the Installer from the command line:

sudo ./VMware-Workstation*

Create your location/path for the shared VM's. I made mine /opt/vmware/shared instead of the default