The installation does not work flawless, so you have to follow this description.
You need root permission for the installation.
Required is an installed Linux Kernel Source Code Tree. Description comes...
Make the installer executable.
chmod 766 VMware-Player-16.2.4-20089737.x86_64.bundle
Start the installer with the ignore parameter.
Download the already patched modules from https://github.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules
Change to the directory 'vmware-host-modules' and install the patched modules with
make && make install
Start VMware: vmplayer
• Module compile error
• USB devices are not working
• Error: The VMware installer cannot continue if there are running virtual machines. Shut down or suspend running virtual machines before continuing.
The automatic download of the VMware Tools does not work. Just download the tools from https://softwareupdate.vmware.com/cds/vmw-desktop/fusion/8.0.2/3164312/packages with your browser.Choose what you need for the guest system. For Windows use com.vmware.fusion.tools.windows.zip.tar
Extract the package and the zip file in the package. You find the ISO file with the VMware Tools in the "payload" directory. Attach the ISO to the guest cd drive to install the tools on your guest system.
Check the installed products.
Example to remove VMware Player
./VMware-Player-16.2.4-20089737.x86_64.bundle -u vmware-player
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