How to install VMware Workstation on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - LinuxConfig.org


#1

The objective is to install VMware Workstation on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. The first step is to download the VMware workstation installation binary. Open up terminal and use wget command for this task:

$ wget -O ~/vmware.bin https://www.vmware.com/go/getworkstation-linux

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-vmware-workstation-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux

#2

Fred M

How do you get the vmmon module loaded?


#3

I have bought VMware 14x so it’s product key is:

AG352-4YED3-0852Q-LPXXT-MGKG4


#4

I can’t install the Kernel Module “Virtual Machine Monitor”
the log says that various files such as /usr/lib/vmware/settings and home/vincent456/.vmware/config are missing.