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Problem with Vmware-player 3.1.6

asked 2013-09-06 15:50:01 -0500

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updated 2013-09-06 23:41:52 -0500

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Hi folks,

Iam running fedora 19 | 32bit with kernel 3.10.10-200.fc19.i686.PAE, after i install vmware player 3.1.6 i get following error (see the picture)or in text below, pls help and im very new to linux environment, thanks in advance.

Error:
Cannot execute command ' ''\''/usr/bin/vmware-modconfig'\'' --icon='\''vmware-player'\'' --appname='\''VMware'\'' --gcc='\''/bin/gcc'\'' --headers='\''/lib/modules/3.10.10-200.fc19.i686.PAE/build/include'\'' --gcc-ignore-minor ''.

My Kernel details:

[rizwan@localhost ~]$ uname -r 3.10.10-200.fc19.i686.PAE [rizwan@localhost ~]$ rpm -qa | grep kernel-headers kernel-headers-3.10.10-200.fc19.i686 [rizwan@localhost ~]$

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answered 2013-09-06 16:33:06 -0500

rheldaemon gravatar image

yum install gcc should solve it - HTH

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Thanks for the response, i did those update for gcc and also gcc c++ , i think it need some vmware patch and i do not have much knowledge how to apply those patches, i need guidance and thanks in advance

rizwaan gravatar imagerizwaan ( 2013-09-07 12:03:01 -0500 )edit

Maybe you should check this site but I'm not sure whether it works as your VMware version is quite old (https://communities.vmware.com/thread/453520?start=0) - another suggesting is to try KVM.

rheldaemon gravatar imagerheldaemon ( 2013-09-07 12:21:16 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-09-06 19:14:20 -0500

umarmukthar gravatar image

A regular update will solve many issue. Open update software and update it. or try re installing it

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Thanks for the response, i did those update for gcc and also gcc c++ , i think it need some vmware patch and i do not have much knowledge how to apply those patches, i need guidance and thanks in advance

rizwaan gravatar imagerizwaan ( 2013-09-07 12:02:47 -0500 )edit

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