VMWare Player 2.5.3 installation problem

If the installer freezes at 100% configuring try following the next steps, worked under Ubuntu 9.10


1) Make sure you have the latest version 2.5.3.


2) Open two root shells; i.e. "#1)" and "#2)", with:
% sudo su -
#1)

% sudo su -
#2)

3) At root shell #1, run
#1) while true; do killall -9 vmware-modconfig-console; sleep 2; done


4) At root shell #2, make sure you have installed all pre-requisites packages
#2) apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`


5) At root shell #2, install the bundle with option --ignore-errors
#2) ./VMware-Player-2.5.3-185404.i386.bundle --ignore-errors
Wait until "Installation was successful"


6) At root shell #1, Hit Ctrl-C to abort point (3) above.


7) At root shell #1, run:
#1) vmware-modconfig --console --install-all


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Source: http://communities.vmware.com/thread/235047?tstart=0 this message >> Re: installation of 2.5.3-185404 freeze at 100% on Ubuntu 9.10 Oct 21, 2009 4:06

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