How to Uninstall VMware Workstation 14/15 Pro on Debian 9.9

In this article, we will examine the steps to delete VMware Workstation 14/15 Pro on Linux / Debian 9.9 operating system.

How to Uninstall VMware Workstation 14/15 Pro on Debian 9.9

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The VMware Workstation virtualization program on a Windows operating system is removed through the Windows Setup Wizard.

However, the bundle installer is used to uninstall VMware from a Linux system. If you uninstall VMware and do not save the configuration files, the Shared VMs library will also be deleted.

Later, when you install it again, your virtual machines will not appear. In the previous article, we installed the VMware 14/15 Pro version on the Debian operating system.

In this article, we will remove VMware Workstation from Linux, and we will delete its entire configuration.

How to Remove VMware Workstation from Debian

To completely delete VMware from Linux, follow the steps below.

   Step 1

Run Terminal on the desktop and allow Root access with the su command. Then, follow the command below to remove the virtual pc program.

sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation

sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation

   Step 2

After you open the GUI screen, if you want to delete the virtual machine configurations, select No and click the Next button.

All configuration information is about to be removed

   Step 3

Wait while it is removing VM software 14/15 Pro on Debian 9.9…

Uninstalling the Software

   Step 4

The virtual machine program has been successfully removed from the system and click the Close button to close the window.

Uninstallation was successful

   Step 5

Open the Start menu and type the name of the program in the search box and check that the Workstation program removed from the system as in the following window.

Debian Start Menu

How to Delete VMware Software ⇒ Video

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VMware Deletion Video

   Final Word

In this article, we have removed the Workstation virtualization program from the Linux operating system. You can also review the removal guide published by the manufacturer. Thanks for following us!

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