How to Install VMware Workstation 15 on Ubuntu? – In this article, we are going to install VMware Workstation 15 Pro on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) step by step.
How to Install VMware Workstation 15 on Ubuntu?
The latest version of the VMware Workstation virtualization program 15 Pro was released by VMware on September 24, 2018 for download and use. You can install VMware Workstation 15 on both Windows and Linux, and you can create new virtual machines and install different operating systems.
Installing VMware on Ubuntu 18.10 is quite simple and easy. In our previous articles, we installed VMware Workstation on other Linux/Ubuntu versions. You can find these articles in the links below.
In the VMware Workstation 15 Pro installation wizard, accept the license agreement and click Next.
Accept the VMware OVF Tool component for Linux license agreement and click Next.
If you want to check for updates initially for VMware Workstation 15, check the Yes option and click Next.
We recommend participating in the VMware customer experience program. Select Yes and click Next.
To use VMware Workstation 15 on Linux, type in your user name and click Next.
You can configure the installation location of virtual machines on Ubuntu 18.10 in this window. If you want to change the default location, click Browse. Otherwise, click Next button to continue VMware installation.
The 443 port is the default port to provide https access to the VMware Workstation Server. You can change the https port in this window. Click Next to continue installing VMware Workstation 15 on Ubuntu 18.10.
If you purchased VMware Workstation 15 for Linux, enter your license key. If you want to use VMware virtualization program for 30 days, just click Next.
Click Install to start VMware Workstation 15 Pro installation on Ubuntu 18.10.
Wait while installing VMware 15.
After completing the VMware Workstation 15 Pro installation, click Close.
Start the program by clicking on the VMware Workstation shortcut from the Ubuntu menu.
To enable the VMware Workstation trial period, enable the VMware Workstation for 30 daysoption and click OK.
Type your root password and click Authenticate.
You have successfully installed VMware Workstation 15 Pro on Ubuntu 18.10!
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