3 Replies Latest reply on Mar 12, 2017 2:47 PM by Wallentini

    Cannot Install VMWare Workstation in Fedora 25

    itsolution Novice

      I am not able to install VMWare Workstation 12.5.2 (or 12.5.1 or 12.1.2) on Fedora 25.  Here are the error messages.

       

      [pound@sand tmp]$ sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-12.5.2-4638234.x86_64.bundle

      Extracting VMware Installer...done.

      No protocol specified

      No protocol specified

      User interface initialization failed.  Exiting.  Check the log for details.

       

      The output of the logfile:

      [root@sand tmp]# cat vmware-root/vmware-vmis-6028.log

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: Log for VMware Workstation pid=6028 version=12.5.0 build=build-4298805 option=Release

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: Host is Linux 4.8.12-300.fc25.x86_64 Fedora release 25 (Twenty Five)

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/etc/vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /etc/vmware/config. Using default values.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/config. Using default values.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2016-12-12T17:53:40.577-05:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /root/.vmware/config. Using default values.

       

      Kernel:

      [root@sand tmp]# uname -a

      Linux sand 4.8.12-300.fc25.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Dec 2 17:52:11 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

       

      Any ideas?