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install vmware workstation 10 on fedora 19

asked 2014-02-13 23:11:26 -0500

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updated 2014-03-28 21:41:54 -0500

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i downloaded vmware workstation 10 (it is in bundle poesfix) but i dont know how to install it. i use fedora 19. can i use virtual apps in fedora like vmware?are them usefull and perfect?

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answered 2014-03-28 17:53:51 -0500

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updated 2014-03-28 17:55:18 -0500

The installation is actually for vmware workstation 9, but it should be the same for 10

Step 1: Go to download page of the VMware Workstation 9.

Step 2: Select and download VMware-Workstation-Full-.x.x.x.bundle.

Step 3: Open Terminal.

Step 4: Switch to root user.

[raj@itzgeek~/]$ su password: Step 5: Install libraries and kernel headers.

[root@itzgeek~/# yum update [root@itzgeek~/# yum install kernel-headers kernel kernel-devel gcc make Step 6:Copy Linux version.h to modules.

[root@itzgeek~/# cp /usr/src/kernels/uname -r/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /lib/modules/uname -r/build/include/linux/ Step 7: Change the file permission to make it executable.

32 Bit

[root@itzgeek~/]# chmod 755 VMware-Workstation-Full-9.x.x.i386.bundle

64 Bit

[root@itzgeek~/]# chmod 755 VMware-Workstation-Full-9.x.x.x86_64.bundle Step 8: Install VMware Workstation 9.

32 Bit

[root@itzgeek~/]# ./VMware-Workstation-Full-9.x.x.i386.bundle

64 Bit

[root@itzgeek~/]# ./VMware-Workstation-Full-9.x.x.x86_64.bundle Installer will start to extracting files for the installation, it might take some time.

Step 9: Select I Agree and click next.

Step 10: Choose your option for update and then click next.

Step 11: Choose your option for sending anonymous statistics and then click Next.

Step 11: Enter the user that will initially connect to workstation server (Leave the default user) and then click next.

Step 12: Choose your shared directory for shared virtual machine (Leave the default) and then click next.

Step 13: Enter the port no to use for https access to workstation server (Leave the default).

Step 14: Enter the new hard limit (Leave the default) and then click next.

Step 15: Click on Install to begin installation.

VMware installation has been started, sit back for a while.

Step 16: Click close the button to finish the installation.

Step 17: Start the VMware Workstation ( Applications —–> System Tools ——> VMware Workstation).


[root@itzgeek~/]# vmware Step 18: Accept the license agreement.

Step 19: You should see the home screen of the VMware Workstation; here you can manage the Virtual Machines.

That’s all! You have successfully installed VMware Workstation.

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