I download latest VMware Workstation form VMW page, and install it in Ubuntu 13.04. When i run VMW it ask me for activation, so I click "Enter Licence Key" but nothings happen so I can't run machines. Even after restart. Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome Shell

  • Since VMware is proprietary third party software, you will have to seek support from them. – psusi Apr 25 '13 at 14:31
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    /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx --new-sn XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXX-XXX-XXXXX – Qasim Apr 26 '13 at 16:43

Open up terminal and use this command.
replace INSERT_YOUR_KEY_HERE with serial number provided to you by vmware

sudo /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx --new-sn INSERT_YOUR_KEY_HERE
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    You deserve as many +1's as can be given, sir. – Kupiakos May 27 '13 at 22:27

For VMware Workstation 9 - you can run:

    sudo /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-enter-serial

and enter serial into popup

  • I've been waiting for entering the serial. Thank you very much.I will try and let you know. – rɑːdʒɑ Jul 30 '13 at 15:02

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