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I need help installing VMWare player on my Ubuntu 12.10 because I am having problem in installing virtualbox
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Download the player from the VMware website: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_player/6_0
The download will come through as a '.txt. file. Once you have the file, open the command prompt and go to the location that you downloaded the file to:
For example if you put it in your 'Downloads' directory you could issue:
Then you will want to execute the script to do the install. You can do that with by issuing the following commands:
in a terminal you can install virtualbox. If you are doing so, and still have problems ask another question and include the problem you are facing.