How To Install VMware Workstation 12 on openSUSE Leap 42.1

Now, i will show you how i did install VMware Workstation on my openSUSE Leap 42.1.  Maybe this tutorial can be reference by another Linux Distro.

I want to tell you a little about my workplace, my workplace related with this tutorial because i got VMware Workstation License in my workplace haha :-D. My Workplace is a VMware Partner, and they are got a NFS (Not For Sale) License. So i use it.

Okay, Check this out!


  1. Linux openSUSE Leap 42.1
  2. VMware Workstation 12, you can download at here. (with .bundle format)
  3. VMware Workstation 12 License


  • Install dependencies for VMware Workstation, VMware Workstation need gcc and kernel-devel
zypper in gcc kernel-devel
  • Go to your download folder and give execute permission
chmod +x VMware-Workstation-xxxxxxx.bundle
  • Follow the wizard, and voilaaa. VMware Workstation Ready for use


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