Install Vmware Player in ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial will show you how to install Vmware Player 4.03 in Ubuntu 12.04,include fix the error when compiling Virtual Network device

1.Download Vmware player 4.0.3 from http://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer (It’s free but need register)

2.Open a terminal by pressing CTL+ALT+t

3.Run below commands then follow the instrunctions to install Vmware Player 4.0.3

cd ~/Downloads
 
sudo sh VMware-Player-4.0.3-703057.i386.bundle

4.Before launching Vmware Player ,you may get a compile error

To fix this issue ,download below file and move it to your /usr/lib/vmware/module/source directory (overwrite the original)

vmnet.tar.gz

cd ~/Downloads
 
gunzip vmnet.tar.gz
 
sudo mv vmnet.tar /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/

5.Done,you can launch Vmware Player 4.0.3 now

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