How to : Install VMware in ubuntu ?

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Linux has become increasingly consumer friendly, but still, the wide majority of commercial software is only available for Windows and Macs.  Dual-booting between Windows and Linux has been a popular option for years, but this is a frustrating solution since you have to reboot into the other operating system each time you want to run a specific application. 
With virtualization, you’ll never have to make this tradeoff.  VMware Player makes it quick and easy to install any edition of Windows in a virtual machine.  With VMware’s great integration tools, you can copy and paste between your Linux and Windows programs and even run native Windows applications side-by-side with Linux ones.
Getting Started
Download the latest version of VMware Player for Linux, and select either the 32-bit or 64-bit version, depending on your system.  VMware Player is a free download, but requires registration.  Sign in with your VMware account, or create a new one if you don’t already have one.

VMware Player is fairly easy to install on Linux, but you will need to start out the installation from the terminal.  First, enter the following to make sure the installer is marked as executable, substituting version/build_number for the version number on the end of the file you downloaded.
chmod +x ./VMware-Player-version/build_number.bundle
Then, enter the following to start the install, again substituting your version number:
gksudo bash ./VMware-Player-version/build_number.bundle

You may have to enter your administrator password to start the installation, and then the VMware Player graphical installer will open.  Choose whether you want to check for product updates and submit usage data to VMware, and then proceed with the install as normal.

VMware Player installed in only a few minutes in our tests, and was immediately ready to run, no reboot required.  You can now launch it from your Ubuntu menu: click Applications\ System Tools \ VMware Player.

You’ll need to accept the license agreement the first time you run it.

Welcome to VMware Player!  Now you can create new virtual machines and run pre-built ones on your Ubuntu desktop.

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This post is useful for: Run Ubuntu in Windows with VMware Player( it will be on the blog very soon)

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