Problem: VMware Player 12 do not start on Fedora 23

VMware Workstation 12 Player (12.0.1) silently fail on Fedora 23. Here a workaround waiting official support:

Become root:

su -

Replace the vmware glib version with the fedora version:

cd /usr/lib/vmware/lib
for mylib in $(ls /usr/lib64/*4600*); do /bin/cp -afv $mylib $(basename $mylib .4600.1 )/$(basename $mylib .4600.1 ); done

Start VMplayer:

VMWARE_USE_SHIPPED_LIBS=force vmplayer

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

UPDATE: New version released fom VMWare (12.1.0), but same problem! But here you find a script that make thinks easier: http://vcojot.blogspot.ca/2015/11/vmware-worksation-12-on-fedora-core-23.html

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