VMware Player is a free virtualization program from vmware,it’s the easiest way to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your PC. With its user-friendly interface, VMware Player makes it effortless for anyone to try out Windows 7 or run the latest Linux release.
First,install the pre-requisites by this in terminal:
sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r)
Download the binary package.
for vmware player 2.5.3 and ealier version,dowload
.bundle package from this page:http://www.vmware.com/download/player/download.html
for vmware player 3.0
Give the .bundle file executable privileges and start the installer:
chmod +x VMware-Player*.bundle gksudo bash ./VMware-Player*.bundle
A installer window pops up,just click “Install” to start.