Sunday, March 25, 2012

Install VMware Player 4.0.2 on Fedora 16/Linux


What is VMware Player ?


VMware Player is the easiest way to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your PC. With its user-friendly interface, VMware Player makes it effortless for anyone to try out Windows 8 developer release, Windows 7, Chrome OS or the latest Linux releases, or create isolated virtual machines to safely test new software and surf the Web. VMware Player can also be used to run a virtual copy of an old PC so that you can recycle the old machines you have under your desk or stored in the closet.



Features of VMware Player



  • Better than Windows XP Mode

  • Easiest Way to Play with Virtualization

  • Safest Way to Try New Software

  • Most Advanced Virtualization Platform




Install VMware Player on Fedora 16/15,Cent OS,Red Hat 6.2



1. Download VMware Player


You can download Vmware Player from VMware Download Page



2. Switch to root user


sudo -i


##OR##


su



3.Make package executable


VMware Player 4.0.2


chmod +x VMware-Player-4.0.2-591240.i386.bundle



4. Run installer



5.VMware Player Welcome Screen Licence Terms



6. Check for Product Updates



7. Check for Usage Statistics



8. Begin Installation Process



9. Installing VMware Player 4.0.2



10. VMware Player 4.0.2 Installation Successful



11. Accept End User License Agreement



12. VMware Player start up



Screenshot of VMware Player running on Fedora 16


3 comments:

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Anonymous said...

Clear and concise. Just what I needed. Thanks! :)

tommy said...

This article really help me to fixing problem on installing vmware, btw vmware player support USB/Fashdisk share? I dig arround but still don't found answer

thanks

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