How to Install VMware Workstation Player 15 on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

VMware Workstation Player is a free ( for personal use only) virtualization solution that enables users to create and run multiple guest machines simultaneous on a single host computer….

These guest machines can then be configured to run multiple operation systems like Windows, Linux and MacOS…

VMware Workstation Player is non open source, and free for personal use only… If you’re going to be using it in a commercial environment, you may have to purchase a license…

If you’re looking for an open source virtualization software, you may want to look at VirtualBox… If you still want to use VMware Workstation Player, then continue below to learn how to install it…

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS desktop..

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How to Create New Virtual Guest Machines on VMware Workstation Player

Few days ago we showed students and new users how to install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS… For those who followed that tutorial and successfully installed VMware Workstation Player can read this post to learn how to create new virtual guest machines…

In our previous post we said that VMware Workstation Player is a virtualization software that allows users to run multiple guest machines simultaneous on a single host computer. These guest machines can then be configured to run multiple operation systems like Windows, Linux and MacOS…

If you’re a technical person and looking to create an environment for testing applications and software, then VMware Workstation Player should be a great place to start… It’s free for personal use and affordable for commercial business as well.

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Install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 Desktop

VMware Workstation Player is a virtualization software that allows users to run multiple guest machines simultaneous on a single host computer. These guest machines can then be configured to run multiple operation systems like Windows, Linux and MacOS…

When looking for an affordable virtualization software to run in your lab environment, VMware Workstation Player should be a great place to start… it’s much affordable than Workstation Pro and free for personal use…

However, if you still can’t afford Workstation Player, you may have to settle for VirtualBox instead… its completely free to use.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS desktop..

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Install VMware Workstation Player on Ubutu 17.14 / 17.10

VMware Workstation player (formally VMware Player) is an alternative to VMware Workstation Pro. They both are built from the same platform, however, Workstation Player has limited features than Workstation Pro and cost way less when you compare both.

Workstation Player is perfect for students, home users and those who need a small sandbox environment for testing and control. For those who don’t know, virtualization software allows technical professionals to install and run multiple x86-based Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems simultaneously on the same host machine.

You can create and run guest operating systems inside a window of the host computer. For example, your Windows  10 computer running other operating systems inside a windows simultaneously.

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Lesson 18: Installing VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu

Students lesson 18 assignment: Installing VMware Workstation player on Ubuntu

Few days ago we wrote about virtualization software and how important it is to IT professionals. We also wrote that two big players in this field are VMware Workstation Pro and VirtualBox. VirtualBox cost nothing (free) while VMware Workstation Pro cost upward of $100.

For students who can’t afford VMware Workstation Pro can settle on VirtualBox instead. However, if VirtualBox is not an option, there’s a lighter edition of VMware Workstation Pro called VMware Workstation Player that cost nothing for the free version..

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