How to Install VMware Workstation 14 on Ubuntu 18.04? – In the past days, the full version of Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) was released. In this article, we will review how to install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04.
How to Install VMware Workstation 14 on Ubuntu 18.04?
As you know, VMware Workstation is a virtualization program that allows you to set up and run many virtual machines on your computer. VMware setup is simple for both Windows users and Linux users.
If you try to install VMware or another program on some versions of Linux distributions, you may get system errors due to errors. So, you can install VMware on Ubuntu 18.04 by following our article.
How to Install VMware Workstation 14 Pro in Ubuntu 18.04 Step by Step?
If you have not installed Ubuntu 18.04 before, you can check out the Ubuntu 18.04 Installation with VMware. After installing Ubuntu 18.04, follow the steps below to install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on your system step by step.
The latest version of VMware Workstation is 14.1.2. Installing VMware Workstation 14.1.2 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 is the same as following steps.
First, visit https://www.vmware.com/tr/products/workstation-pro/workstation-pro-evaluation.html and download VMware Workstation 14 Pro for Linux to your computer.
Before you install VMware Workstation, use the command sudo apt-get update in Terminal to update the Ubuntu package list.
sudo apt-get update
To install Linux development tools, use the sudo apt install gcc build-essential command.
sudo apt install gcc build-essential
After installing VMware Workstation 14 Pro, go to the Downloads folder and open the Terminal. In order to install VMware on Ubuntu 18.04, execute the following commands in order.
chmod +x VMware-Workstation-Full-14.1.1-7528167.x86_64.bundle sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-14.1.1-7528167.x86_64.bundle
At the VMware Workstation 14 Pro installation window, accept the license agreement and click Next.
Accept the VMware OVF Tool license agreement and click Next.
Select Yes to check for VMware updates and click Next.
Select Yes to participate in the VMware customer experience program, and then click Next.
Type your Ubuntu 18.04 username and click Next.
On VMware Workstation 14 Pro, leave the location where virtual machines will be installed by default and click on the Next button.
If you are using HTTPS (443) port on your system, you can set the port value in this step. After configuring the port setting, click on the Next button.
If you have purchased VMware Workstation 14 Pro, in this step, type License Key and click Next.
Click the Install button to start the installation of VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04.
Wait while VMware Workstation is installing.
From the Ubuntu search menu, find the VMware Workstation program and run it.
To try VMware Workstation free for 30 days, select I want to try VMware Workstation 14 for 30 days and click OK.
Type your Ubuntu 18.04 root password and click on the OK button.
The steps to install VMware Workstation 14 Pro on Ubuntu 18.04 has completed successfully!
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