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I found myself unable to use the VMWare Workstation 12 trial on Debian Stretch as well as on Ubuntu 15.10. It installs just fine, but when I attempt to start it, it simply does nothing, no error or anything else.

I came across this thread: Ubuntu 15.10 Host - Can't Start VMWare WorkStation Player 12 on VMWare Community so I tried to export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allowed me to start the GUI, but it states that a required gcc version is not installed (which is) and won't let me proceed.

Has anyone else experienced this? How do I get VMWare Workstation 12 running on my system?

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Problem with running GUI appears,because Debian moved into libraries built with boost.I have the same issue on my Debian unstable notebook with it.

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