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    VMWare 12 worstation Pro and fedora 23 doesn't start up - free trial

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      I download your product for evaluation purpose . I instaled without serial I mean a fresh Install without any other product and key:

       

      what I have:

       

      fedora 23 beta

      gnome 18

       

      all dependency instaled kernel-headers kernel-devel dkms gcc and others and is Up to day

       

      kernel version -> 4.2.2-300.fc23.x86_64

      gnome version -> gnome-shell-3.18.0-1.fc23.x86_64

       

      what I obtain:

       

      doesn't start

       

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.721+02:00| usbArb| I125: Log for VMware USB Arbitration Service pid=9222 version=12.0.0 build=build-2977871 option=Release

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.721+02:00| usbArb| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.721+02:00| usbArb| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.721+02:00| usbArb| I125: Host is Linux 4.2.2-300.fc23.x86_64 Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three)

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: VTHREAD initialize main thread 3 "usbArb" tid 9222

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/config. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: Could not expand environment variable HOME.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "~/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at ~/.vmware/config. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: Could not expand environment variable HOME.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Disabling user preferences because disableUserPreferences is set.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.720+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Failed to load user preferences.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- GLOBAL SETTINGS /usr/lib/vmware/settings

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- NON PERSISTENT

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- USER PREFERENCES

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- USER DEFAULTS ~/.vmware/config

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- HOST DEFAULTS /etc/vmware/config

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                NETWORKING = "yes"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            VMBLOCK_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           gksu.rootMethod = "sudo"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                    libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT               VMCI_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT              VSOCK_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             initscriptdir = "/etc/rc.d/init.d"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            authd.fullpath = "/usr/sbin/vmware-authd"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                    bindir = "/usr/bin"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           vmware.fullpath = "/usr/bin/vmware"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                vix.libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware-vix"

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.751+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- SITE DEFAULTS /usr/lib/vmware/config

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.759+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArbRuleStore: Loading device rules from '/etc/vmware/usbarb.rules'.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.759+02:00| usbArb| I125: VMware USB Arbitration Service Version 15.1.6

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.760+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBGL: USB Sysfs found at /dev/bus/usb

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.760+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Attempting to connect to existing arbitrator on /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket.

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.760+02:00| usbArb| I125: SOCKET creating new socket, connecting to /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.760+02:00| usbArb| I125: SOCKET connect failed, error 2: No such file or directory

      2015-10-10T12:56:43.760+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Failed to connect to the existing arbitrator.

      2015-10-10T12:57:46.115+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: UsbArbPipeConnected: Connected to client, socket:4

      2015-10-10T12:57:46.117+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Client 10064 connected (version: 7)

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: UsbArbPipeConnected: Connected to client, socket:12

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.206+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Client 11535 connected (version: 7)

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.206+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Client 10064 disconnected

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.206+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Client 11535 disconnected

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.206+02:00| usbArb| W115: USBArb: Exiting with error:0

       

      What I Tried :

       

      uninstaled and install it again

       

      sudo LANG=C cat /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket

       

      cat: /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket: No such device or address

       

      sudo /etc/init.d/vmware-USBArbitrator stop

       

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: Log for VMware USB Arbitration Service pid=11535 version=12.0.0 build=build-2977871 option=Release

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: Host is Linux 4.2.2-300.fc23.x86_64 Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three)

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.172+02:00| usbArb| I125: VTHREAD initialize main thread 3 "usbArb" tid 11535

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: Could not expand environment variable HOME.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "~/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at ~/.vmware/config. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: Could not expand environment variable HOME.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Disabling user preferences because disableUserPreferences is set.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.173+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Failed to load user preferences.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- GLOBAL SETTINGS /usr/lib/vmware/settings

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- NON PERSISTENT

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- USER PREFERENCES

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- USER DEFAULTS ~/.vmware/config

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- HOST DEFAULTS /etc/vmware/config

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                NETWORKING = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            VMBLOCK_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           gksu.rootMethod = "sudo"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                    libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT               VMCI_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT              VSOCK_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             initscriptdir = "/etc/rc.d/init.d"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            authd.fullpath = "/usr/sbin/vmware-authd"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                    bindir = "/usr/bin"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           vmware.fullpath = "/usr/bin/vmware"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                vix.libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware-vix"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.componentDownloadEnabled = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.autoSoftwareUpdateEnabled.epoch = "5113571743"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT        vix.config.version = "1"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT    player.product.version = "12.0.0"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.dataCollectionEnabled.epoch = "1823119406"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.dataCollectionEnabled = "no"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.transferVersion = "1"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.autoSoftwareUpdateEnabled = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT       product.buildNumber = "2985596"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT         authd.client.port = "902"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           authd.proxy.nfc = "vmware-hostd:ha-nfc"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           product.version = "12.0.0"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT workstation.product.version = "12.0.0"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT              product.name = "VMware Workstation"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- SITE DEFAULTS /usr/lib/vmware/config

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                  tag.help = "introduction.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT   tag.configurationEditor = "config_editor_newvm.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.ideConfig = "devices_virtualdrive.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT          tag.floppyConfig = "devices_floppy.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           tag.mouseConfig = "devices_mouse.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.netConfig = "devices_netadapter.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT        tag.parallelConfig = "devices_parallel.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT          tag.serialConfig = "devices_serial.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           tag.soundConfig = "devices_sound.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.memConfig = "configvm_memory.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            tag.miscConfig = "configvm.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.usbConfig = "devices_usb.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT         tag.displayConfig = "configvm_display-problems.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                 tag.tools = "vmtools.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArbRuleStore: Loading device rules from '/etc/vmware/usbarb.rules'.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: VMware USB Arbitration Service Version 15.1.6

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Attempting to connect to existing arbitrator on /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: SOCKET creating new socket, connecting to /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.205+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Connected to the existing arbitrator.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.207+02:00| usbArb| I125: SOCKET 1 (9) recv detected client closed connection

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.207+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Arbitrator closed the connection.

      2015-10-10T13:09:13.207+02:00| usbArb| W115: USBArb: Exiting with error:0

       

      sudo /etc/init.d/vmware-USBArbitrator start

       

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.219+02:00| usbArb| I125: Log for VMware USB Arbitration Service pid=11845 version=12.0.0 build=build-2977871 option=Release

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.219+02:00| usbArb| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.219+02:00| usbArb| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.219+02:00| usbArb| I125: Host is Linux 4.2.2-300.fc23.x86_64 Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three)

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: VTHREAD initialize main thread 3 "usbArb" tid 11845

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: Could not expand environment variable HOME.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "~/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at ~/.vmware/config. Using default values.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: Could not expand environment variable HOME.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Disabling user preferences because disableUserPreferences is set.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.218+02:00| usbArb| I125: PREF Failed to load user preferences.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- GLOBAL SETTINGS /usr/lib/vmware/settings

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- NON PERSISTENT

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- USER PREFERENCES

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- USER DEFAULTS ~/.vmware/config

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- HOST DEFAULTS /etc/vmware/config

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                NETWORKING = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            VMBLOCK_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           gksu.rootMethod = "sudo"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                    libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT               VMCI_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT              VSOCK_CONFED = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             initscriptdir = "/etc/rc.d/init.d"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            authd.fullpath = "/usr/sbin/vmware-authd"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                    bindir = "/usr/bin"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           vmware.fullpath = "/usr/bin/vmware"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.247+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                vix.libdir = "/usr/lib/vmware-vix"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.componentDownloadEnabled = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.autoSoftwareUpdateEnabled.epoch = "5113571743"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT        vix.config.version = "1"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT    player.product.version = "12.0.0"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.dataCollectionEnabled.epoch = "1823119406"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.dataCollectionEnabled = "no"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.transferVersion = "1"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT installerDefaults.autoSoftwareUpdateEnabled = "yes"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT       product.buildNumber = "2985596"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT         authd.client.port = "902"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           authd.proxy.nfc = "vmware-hostd:ha-nfc"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           product.version = "12.0.0"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT workstation.product.version = "12.0.0"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT              product.name = "VMware Workstation"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT --- SITE DEFAULTS /usr/lib/vmware/config

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                  tag.help = "introduction.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT   tag.configurationEditor = "config_editor_newvm.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.ideConfig = "devices_virtualdrive.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT          tag.floppyConfig = "devices_floppy.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           tag.mouseConfig = "devices_mouse.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.netConfig = "devices_netadapter.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT        tag.parallelConfig = "devices_parallel.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT          tag.serialConfig = "devices_serial.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT           tag.soundConfig = "devices_sound.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.memConfig = "configvm_memory.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT            tag.miscConfig = "configvm.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT             tag.usbConfig = "devices_usb.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT         tag.displayConfig = "configvm_display-problems.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: DICT                 tag.tools = "vmtools.htm"

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArbRuleStore: Loading device rules from '/etc/vmware/usbarb.rules'.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: VMware USB Arbitration Service Version 15.1.6

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBGL: USB Sysfs found at /dev/bus/usb

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.248+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Attempting to connect to existing arbitrator on /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket.

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.249+02:00| usbArb| I125: SOCKET creating new socket, connecting to /var/run/vmware/usbarbitrator-socket

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.249+02:00| usbArb| I125: SOCKET connect failed, error 2: No such file or directory

      2015-10-10T13:09:23.249+02:00| usbArb| I125: USBArb: Failed to connect to the existing