To know more on Full requirements and Features of VMware Workstation 8.
Here i will show you how to install VMware Workstation on CentOS 6 / RHEL 6 (x86_64).
Step 1: Go to download page of the VMware Workstation 8.
Step 2: Select and download VMware-Workstation-Full-8.x.x.x86_64.bundle format instead rpm package.
Step 3: Open Terminal (Applications —–> Accessories —–> Terminal).
Step 4: Switch to root user.
[raj@geeksite~/]$ su password:
Step 5: Change the file permission to make it executable.
[root@geeksite~/]# chmod 755 VMware-Workstation-Full-8.x.x.x86_64.bundle
Step 6: Install VMware Workstation 8.
Installer will start to extracting files for the installation, it might take some time.
Step 7: Select I Agree and click next.
Step 8: Choose your option for update and then click next.
Step 9: Choose your option for sending anonymous statistics and then click Next.
Step 10: Enter the user that will initially connect to workstation server (Leave the default user) and then click next.
Step 11: Choose your shared directory for shared virtual machine (Leave the default) and then click next.
Step 12: Enter the port no to use for https access to workstation server (Leave the default).
Step 13: Enter the new hard limit (Leave the default) and then click next.
Step 14: Click on Install to begin installation.
VMware installation has been started, sit back for a while.
Step 15: Click close the button to finish the installation.
Step 16: Start the VMware Workstation ( Applications —–> System Tools ——> VMware Workstation).
Step 17: Accept the license agreement.
Step 18: You should see the home screen of the VMware Workstation; here you can manage the Virtual Machines.
That’s all! You have successfully installed VMware Workstation on CentOS 6 / RHEL 6.
It worked well and thanks for the information
But 64-bit Linux o/s is not installing on it