In this article, we will install VMware Workstation 15.0.4 Pro, which allows us to setup virtual machines on Linux Mint 19.1 deployment.
How to Install VMware Workstation 15.0.4 on Linux Mint 19.1
VMware Workstation Prois the most popular virtualization program to set up and run virtual machines on your computer. You can use the VM Workstation for 30 days free of charge and buy later.
You can easily install VM Workstation 14/15 Pro on Windows and Linux-based operating systems and create operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Solaris, or macOS on your physical computer by creating new virtual machines.
The latest version of VM Workstation is 15.0.4 Pro. For Windows operating systems, the installation file with an .exe extension is used. For Linux distributions, the installation file with the .bundle extension is used.
In our previous articles, we had installed VM Workstation on Windows 10, Ubuntu and Debian. You can find these articles in the links below.
Under this title, we will examine how to setup VM Workstation 15 on Linux Mint 19.1.
How to Install VMware Software in Linux Mint 19.1 OS
After installing Linux Mint 19.1 on your computer or upgrading your system to Linux Mint 19.1, you can follow the instructions below to setup VMware Software.
After downloading VM virtualization software 15.0.4 Pro from hereto your computer, open the Terminal on Linux Mint 19.1 by pressing CTRL + Alt + T together and then follow the command “sudo apt-get update“.
sudo apt-get update
Execute “sudo apt install gcc build-essential -y” in Terminal to build dependent packages for VM Workstation on Linux Mint 19.1.
sudo apt install gcc build-essential -y
After switching to the location of the VM 15.bundle file, execute the following commands.