VMWare Workstation 11 can not be installed under Ubuntu 15.04

VMWare communities thread again gives a quick for this issue here:

Find the solution below:

 

Step 1: log in as root (e.g. sudo -s)

Step 2: Enter your Root password.

Step 3: Enter these commands:

 

curl http://pastie.org/pastes/9934018/download -o /tmp/vmnet-3.19.patch

cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source

tar -xf vmnet.tar

patch -p0 -i /tmp/vmnet-3.19.patch

mv vmnet.tar vmnet.tar.SAVED

tar -cf vmnet.tar vmnet-only

rm -r vmnet-only

vmware-modconfig –console –install-all

 

VMware will now compile the vmnet module for Kernel 3.19. (please make sure you have DKMS installed)

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