Ubuntu: How to uninstall VMWare Player

Trivial task and it took me to Google the right page (but I hope its getting better now with the right trackbacks)


the program is located under

Examples and usage:

Be aware that you need to be root to execute all those commands so you either su – to root or use the sudo in front of each command.

Show what is currently installed (list products):

# sudo /usr/bin/vmware-installer -l

Product Name Product Version


Uninstall a Product

# sudo /usr/bin/vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation

The gui opens and gone is Vmware.


# sudo /usr/bin/vmware-installer -u vmware-player
for the VMWare Player


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