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


To get around these errors we will need to modify the code of vmmon as given in and 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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