How to Install VMware Workstation 9 on OpenSUSE 12.2 64bit
New VMware Workstation 9.0 is now available for download and here we want to show you how to Install VMware Workstation 9 on OpenSUSE 12.2 64bit. Install VMware Workstation 9 on OpenSUSE is pretty simple. You may want to read our previous post on how to download the latest VMware Workstation 9.0 for Linux. Please note that we do not provide serial number, keygen or full version of VMware Workstation 9 for Linux.
VMware Workstation 9 adds the following:
- Simplifies installation of Windows 8 virtual machines so they run with legacy operating systems. Workstation 9 also supports multi-touch features.
- Supports Intel Ivy Bridge processors, Open GL 2.1 on Linux and 3D graphics.
- Adds a Web interface to access virtual machines in Workstation from tablets, smartphones and PCs.
- Restricts virtual machines to allow system administrators to lock down virtual machine settings so they can’t be changed by end users. Restricted virtual machines can be distributed to run on Mac, Linux and Windows using VMware Fusion 5, VMware Player 5 or VMware Workstation 9
- Install VMware Workstation 9 on OpenSUSE 12.2
Step by step Install VMware Workstation 9 on OpenSUSE 12.2 64bit
2. After download, you should have a file similar to VMware-Workstation-Full-9.0.0-812388.x86_64.bundle
3. Now open terminal and type the following command. Actually you can also do this step using GUI but I prefer command line:
chmod +x VMware-Workstation-Full-9.0.0-812388.x86_64.bundle
Now install using command
Then, VMware Installer will open up. Follow the wizard until finished.
When finished, you can start using VMware Workstation via Applications | System | VMware Workstation. Please note that VMware will look for appropriate kernel modules for your system. If you encounter the following error, you may continue this tutorial below.
Kernel Header for version 3.4.6.-2.10-desktop were not found…
Install the following packages
zypper install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc
Next, execute this command on Terminal
After that, try to open VMware Workstation again and it should be fine. It will attempt to update the kernel sources and run the VMware service and some other tasks.
And Viola, VMware Workstation is up and running.
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