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Actions performed:

  1. became root
  2. change directory
  3. apt-get install VMware*(actual file name)enter image description here

Result: 1. "Couldn't find... [enter image description here][2] ( see screenshot )

error...couldn't find...

  • Please copy paste the texts in those images! – George Udosen Jan 5 at 20:10
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That VMware bundle can't be installed with apt-get. It's its own standalone installer package.

Run chmod +x on the bundle, then execute it with sudo ./VMware-Player-*.bundle

This is the only way to run the VMware installer, as it is NOT an apt compatible package, but its own installation package that runs itself on its own.

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You need to give installer permission to execute and run it.

chmod +x Vmware-Player-15.0.2-10952284.x86_64.bundle

Now you would be run it.

./Vmware-Player-15.0.2-10952284.x86_64.bundle
  • That only works on Debian packages, not VMware's .bundle installers as they are not Debian packages. – Thomas Ward Jan 5 at 20:22

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