Today I installed VMware Workstation 10 to our server, for testing.
After installation, I tried to start VMware: (I’m using X11 port
ssh -X myuser@ourserver)
Pop-up asking for license or e-mail address appeared, I tried to start trial. Got this message:
Failed to register license. This may be because the root password is required to register your license. Please contact a system administrator with any questions.
Googling didn’t provide answers. Running
sudo vmware didn’t help. But,
then I guessed what was the problem.
apt-get install gksu
System didn’t have GUI for su[do] installed. After that everything worked perfectly. Ie. running