To install the necessary packages from an administrator account if it is not already installed:
apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`
To download the latest version of VMware Player from the page:
Click [Download] VMware Player for Linux 64-bit
Select Save File and click [OK].
VMware-Player-6.0.4-2249910.x86_64.bundle file will be in the my Downloads folder.
From the Downloads folder administrator mode:
To make the file executable:
chmod +x VMware-Player-6.0.4-2249910.x86_64.bundle
To run the file:
For more information:
If during the installation of VMware Player you an error message about GTK see the following article: