The first step is to download the VMware workstation installation binary. navigate your browser to the official VMware download page and download the latest bundle. When finished you will end up with bundle file similar to the one below in your home directory. Please note you version might be different:
Next, install VMware workstation prerequisites:
$ sudo apt install build-essential
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VMware workstation installation
The previous wget command downloaded the VMware workstation installation binary into a file called vmware.bin. Execute the following linux command to start VMware workstation installation wizard: