Install VMware Workstation Pro or Player – Garuda/Manjaro (Arch Linux)

VMware Workstation is a desktop hypervisor that allows users to run virtual machines, containers, and Kubernetes clusters.

It allows developers and users to create virtual machines on a physical machine and operate them alongside the host operating system at the same time.

1.- Install yay

Install yay AUR helper

2.- Install required dependencies and packages

sudo pacman -S fuse2 gtkmm linux-headers pcsclite libcanberra
yay -S --noconfirm --needed ncurses5-compat-libs

3.- Install VMware workstation using yay

yay -S --noconfirm --needed  vmware-workstation

At this moment, you can use VMware Workstation or Player

I hope that this tutorial works for you as it did for me.

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