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  1. #1
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    VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    VMware Workstation 12 Pro silently stopped on Fedora 23. Not giving any error, but service is running.

    Is any Library problem in that ?

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Did you install VMWare onto Fedora 23, or, was VMWare already installed on say FC 22 and then you did an upgrade?

    Did VMWare every work on Fedora 23 for you?

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Yes, Workstation was properly working with FC22. Then I upgraded FC 22 => FC23. Now even Workstation is not going to start. Major problem is, not giving any error. It just stopped in silent mode.

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    I had made a fresh installation with FC23. It's the same problem. VMware Workstation 12 Pro does not start.

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Quote Originally Posted by raidieschen
    I had made a fresh installation with FC23. It's the same problem. VMware Workstation 12 Pro does not start.
    I can confim the same thing.

    Brand new fedora 23 installation, doesn't work.

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Please post a bug report at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/
    Leslie in Montreal

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    http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showth...40#post1697840

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Quote Originally Posted by lsatenstein
    Please post a bug report at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/
    https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1278896

    Bug opened.
    ``Nescire autem quid ante quam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. Quid enim est aetas hominis, nisi ea memoria rerum veterum cum superiorum aetate contexitur?''

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    according to logs, the problem is with the Virtual ehternet

    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com vmware[3206]: Virtual machine monitor[FAILED]
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com vmware[3206]: Virtual machine communication interface[ OK ]
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com vmware[3206]: VM communication interface socket family[ OK ]
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com vmware[3206]: Blocking file system[ OK ]
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com vmware[3206]: Virtual ethernet[FAILED]
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com vmware[3206]: VMware Authentication Daemon[ OK ]
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com systemd[1]: vmware.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=1
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com systemd[1]: Failed to start SYSV: This service starts and stops VMware services.
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com systemd[1]: vmware.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Nov 06 20:03:10 me.jnvilo.com systemd[1]: vmware.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
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    I read the f'kn man page and it said to ask you guys.
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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Found a work around;

    https://communities.vmware.com/thread/523835

    It works!

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Quote Originally Posted by brotherman38
    Found a work around;

    https://communities.vmware.com/thread/523835

    It works!
    i have try it but steel not working

    [root@localhost vmware]# for mylib in $(ls /usr/lib64/*4600*); do /bin/cp -afv $mylib $(basename $mylib .4600.1 )/$(basename $mylib .4600.1 ); done
    ‘/usr/lib64/libgio-2.0.so.0.4600.1’ -> ‘libgio-2.0.so.0/libgio-2.0.so.0’
    /bin/cp: cannot create regular file ‘libgio-2.0.so.0/libgio-2.0.so.0’: No such file or directory
    ‘/usr/lib64/libglib-2.0.so.0.4600.1’ -> ‘libglib-2.0.so.0/libglib-2.0.so.0’
    /bin/cp: cannot create regular file ‘libglib-2.0.so.0/libglib-2.0.so.0’: No such file or directory
    ‘/usr/lib64/libgmodule-2.0.so.0.4600.1’ -> ‘libgmodule-2.0.so.0/libgmodule-2.0.so.0’
    /bin/cp: cannot create regular file ‘libgmodule-2.0.so.0/libgmodule-2.0.so.0’: No such file or directory
    ‘/usr/lib64/libgobject-2.0.so.0.4600.1’ -> ‘libgobject-2.0.so.0/libgobject-2.0.so.0’
    /bin/cp: cannot create regular file ‘libgobject-2.0.so.0/libgobject-2.0.so.0’: No such file or directory
    ‘/usr/lib64/libgthread-2.0.so.0.4600.1’ -> ‘libgthread-2.0.so.0/libgthread-2.0.so.0’
    /bin/cp: cannot create regular file ‘libgthread-2.0.so.0/libgthread-2.0.so.0’: No such file or directory


    help please i am a new user of fedora

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Make /usr/lib/vmware/lib the directory where you CD to.
    I updated my FC23 instructions at:
    http://vcojot.blogspot.ca/2015/11/vm...a-core-23.html
    Sorry for the inconvenience,
    Regards,

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    great it's working!
    thank you, you saved my life

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Quote Originally Posted by ElCoyote
    Make /usr/lib/vmware/lib the directory where you CD to.
    I updated my FC23 instructions at:
    http://vcojot.blogspot.ca/2015/11/vm...a-core-23.html
    Sorry for the inconvenience,
    Regards,

    ElCoyote, Thanks Men...

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    I wanted to see if i'm the only one having this problem when starting vmware workstation

    [root@localhost /]# vmware

    (vmware-modconfig:7550): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

    (vmware-modconfig:7550): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

    (vmware-modconfig:7550): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

    vmware workstation 12 start but the menu bar isn't showing

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    Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

    Quote Originally Posted by chamchenko
    I wanted to see if i'm the only one having this problem when starting vmware workstation

    [root@localhost /]# vmware

    (vmware-modconfig:7550): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

    (vmware-modconfig:7550): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

    (vmware-modconfig:7550): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine",

    vmware workstation 12 start but the menu bar isn't showing


    Do the following ..

    http://vcojot.blogspot.ca/2015/11/vm...a-core-23.html

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