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Fix for running VMWare Workshop Pro on Linux

VMWare Fix

Fixes an issue when trying to run VMWare Workstation Pro on Linux, error returns kernel issues with vmmon and vmnet.

Code

wget https://github.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules/archive/workstation-15.5.6.tar.gz
tar -xzf workstation-15.5.6.tar.gz
cd vmware-host-modules-workstation-15.5.6/
tar -cf vmmon.tar vmmon-only
tar -cf vmnet.tar vmnet-only
sudo cp -v vmmon.tar vmnet.tar /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/
sudo vmware-modconfig --console --install-all

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