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unable to launch vmplayer 14

After installing vmplayer 14 in ubuntu 18.04 player might fail to launch with vmmon modules failing to compile with errors



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To get around these errors we will need to modify the code of vmmon as given in https://github.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules/commit/562121d7bc06 and https://github.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules/commit/770c7ffe611520ac96490d235399554c64e87d9f To do the above mentioend changes, you can follow the following steps. Go to the folder

Untar the folder vmmon.tar



This will create a folder vmmon-only which will contain the code for the module vmmon.Now we can follow the changes mentioned in the above two links in the respective files.

After doing the changes recreate the vmmon.tar using the following command



Now we should be able to launch vmplayer and the modules should get compiled successfully.

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