This video shows you how to setup VMware Workstation 14/15 Pro in Debian 9.9.
How to Install VMware 14/15 in Debian
NOTE: You can also install VM Workstation 15 Pro on Debian 9.9 by following this video tutorial.
To setup VMware software in Debian system:
Step 1: If you have not installed Debian system before, please refer to the following video.
Video ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVwMPiVa_So
Step 2: After installing Debian 9.9, click the link below to download VMware 14/15 Pro for Linux to your computer.
Step 3: After downloading VMware 14/15 Pro, open Terminal on Debian.
Step 4: First, run the “sudo apt-get update” command to update the Debian package list.
➦ sudo apt-get update
Step 5: Run “cd ~/Desktop” to go to Downloads in Terminal.
➦ cd ~/Desktop
Step 6: Before you start installing VMware 14/15, install the development tools.
➦ sudo apt install gcc build-essential
Step 7: The VMware installation file has a “.bundle” file extension.
Step 8: Run the following command in Terminal screen to make the “.bundle” file executable.
➦ chmod +x VMware-Workstation-Full-14.1.3-9474260.x86_64.bundle
Step 9: Now execute the following command .
➦ sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-14.1.3-9474260.x86_64.bundle
Step 10: If you encounter a “gcc-7” error when installing VM software 14 on Debian, install the gcc-7 package on Debian 9.9 by running the following command.
➦ sudo apt-get install gcc-7
Step 11: Watch the entire video to install VMware 14 Pro step by step.
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