Install VMware Workstation or VMware Player from a .bundle file

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Updated: 2019-03-10
Created: 2014-04-24

You can run the Linux bundle installer to install VMware Workstation or VMware Player on most Linux distributions by using these instructions.

Step 1

Open a terminal (Ubuntu keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Alt+T).

Step 2

Change directory where the bundle installation file was saved.

cd dir

Step 3

Substituting the file name, type the following command:

sudo sh VMware-Workstation-xxxx-xxxx.architecture.bundle