How to Install VMware Player 6.0.3 in Linux Mint 17

Published on October 27, 2014 by

VMware Player  6.0.3 the latest version minor update of VMware 6.0, it brings many new changes including, a commercial or paid feature called VMware Player 6 Plus, support for unattended installation using enterprise configuration management tools, simplified UI and support for major linux distribution, Windows 8.1 and other newer operating systems.

As we know, VMware Player is a virtualization software that lets you run multiple operating systems using a single computer or host. It’s a lightweight version of VMware Workstation and works in Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems, including Linux Mint. If you can’t afford to purchase VMware Workstation, then VMware Player should work just fine.

Download VMware Player 6.0.3

Once donwload complete, From terminal run the following command to install Vmware Player 6.0.3 in Linux Mint 17:

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`
sudo chmod +x VMware-Player-6.0.3-1895310.i386.bundle
sudo ./VMware-Player-6.0.3-1895310.i386.bundle
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