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Thread: VMplayer kernel issue(my solution)

  1. #1
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    VMplayer kernel issue(my solution)

    Hey guys, I noticed @ dec-2015 people are still having issues on another post. (Don't want to GD)
    I was looking around google and having issues finding it. I am posting my solution.

    This solution worked for me:

    Downloaded:
    VMware-Player-12.1.0-3272444.x86_64.bundle

    Code:
    uname -a
    Linux kali 4.0.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.0.4-1+kali2 (2015-06-03) x86_64 GNU/Linux
    Code:
    apt-get update
    Code:
    apt-get install linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64

    The result:

    [snip ...]

    The following extra packages will be installed:
    linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86 linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64
    linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common linux-kbuild-4.0
    The following NEW packages will be installed:
    linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86 linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64
    linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64 linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common
    linux-kbuild-4.0

    [snip ...]

    Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
    Get:1 http://http.kali.org/kali/ sana/main linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86 amd64 4.0.4-1+kali2 [301 kB]
    Get:2 http://http.kali.org/kali/ sana/main linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common amd64 4.0.4-1+kali2 [4,710 kB]
    Get:3 http://http.kali.org/kali/ sana/main linux-kbuild-4.0 amd64 4.0.2-1kali1 [175 kB]
    Get:4 http://http.kali.org/kali/ sana/main linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64 amd64 4.0.4-1+kali2 [466 kB]
    Get:5 http://http.kali.org/kali/ sana/main linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64 amd64 4.0.4-1+kali2 [301 kB]
    Fetched 5,953 kB in 1min 11s (83.8 kB/s)
    Selecting previously unselected package linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86.
    (Reading database ... 322309 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to unpack .../linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86_4.0.4-1+kali2_amd64.deb ...
    Unpacking linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86 (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Selecting previously unselected package linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common.
    Preparing to unpack .../linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common_4.0.4-1+kali2_amd64.deb ...
    Unpacking linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Selecting previously unselected package linux-kbuild-4.0.
    Preparing to unpack .../linux-kbuild-4.0_4.0.2-1kali1_amd64.deb ...
    Unpacking linux-kbuild-4.0 (4.0.2-1kali1) ...
    Selecting previously unselected package linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64.
    Preparing to unpack .../linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64_4.0.4-1+kali2_amd64.deb ...
    Unpacking linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64 (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Selecting previously unselected package linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64.
    Preparing to unpack .../linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64_4.0.4-1+kali2_amd64.deb ...
    Unpacking linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64 (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Setting up linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86 (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Setting up linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-common (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Setting up linux-kbuild-4.0 (4.0.2-1kali1) ...
    Setting up linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-amd64 (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    Setting up linux-headers-4.0.0-kali1-all-amd64 (4.0.4-1+kali2) ...
    [End]


    Afterwards, I was able to get on vmplayer just fine with no issues.

    Hopefully, this helped. Cheers.
    Last edited by Freshnuts; 2016-01-07 at 23:16. Reason: Readability

  2. #2
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    Thanks, Freshnuts I was getting ready to start working with VMWare Player...appreciate the time-saver!

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    np man! Glad it helped.

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