How to Install VMware Workstation pro on Kali Linux with header file solution
I will show you how to Install VMware Workstation pro on Kali Linux with header file solution. we all know windows software is easy to install but linux software is not easy to install. we know the command to install any software. if you don’t know the process you can’t install any software in kali linux. whenever you install VMware in kali linux then header file is missing always that why after the installation of VMware software you can’t run the software without header file. you can apply these steps one by one then you can run VMware in kali linux. i will give you the link to download VMware workstation pro.
VMware Workstation Pro is the industry standard for running multiple operating systems on a single Linux or Windows PC. Workstation 15 Pro improves on the leading desktop with an updated high-DPI user interface, a new REST API, support for the latest Windows and Linux operating systems
Step to How to Install VMware Workstation pro on Kali Linux with header file solution:-
step 1: First of all download the vmware workstaion pro then paste it on desktop. You can see the properties to view size in mb. here you can see the size of vmware 15 pro (495.7 mb). click here to download Vmware workstion pro
step 2: Now open terminal then go to that location where vmware software exist. in my computer the software is on desktop. type on terminal “cd Desktop”
step 3: Then type “ls” to see the file.
step 4: Then type on terminal copy the vmware software .bundle file then type chmod +x then paste the copied file like this- “chmod +x vmware-workstation -Full-15.0.4-12990004.x86_64.bundle”
step 5: Then type ./than paste the copied file again like this- “./vmware-workstation -Full-15.0.4-12990004.x86_64.bundle”
step 6: Then vmware workstation installer option will show now select the radio button of “I accept the terms in the license agreement then click on “Next”
step 7: Again vmware workstation installer option will show again select the radio button of “I accept the terms in the license agreement then click on “Next”
step 8: If you want to update option than select yes radio button other wise choose no radio button option. then click on “Next”
step 9: Now select yes option radio button. then click on next.
step 10: Again click on next.
step 11: Don’t change anything just click on next.
step 12: Again next.
step 13: Now type here the key then click on next.
step 14: Now click on install.
step 15: After a long process this message will show (installation was successful) then click on close.
step 16: Now type vmware on terminal
step 17: Then you can see the error “C header files matching your running kernel were not found. Refer to your distribution’s documentation for installation instruction”. just click on “OK”
step 18: After that click on cancel.
step 19: Now open a new terminal then type here “apt-get install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r)” then press enter
step 20: Now type y then press enter.
step 21: Now type vmware on teminal then hit enter.
step 22: Now after a process all cross services of vmware kernel module updater will start don’t cancel this process it will take some time.
step 23: After a long process vmware will show like this if it will ask you to software updates you can choose the option as per as you requirement. if you will choose download and install option then. I will choose skip this version because i don’t want to update vmware workstation.
step 24: If you forgot enter serial key that time then click on menu tab then select enter serial number option.
step 25: Now enter the key.
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