Vmware player Install Help

I have recently migrated from windows to Manjaro I have a lot of VMware player VMs and I am having trouble installing a VMware player it says it needs kernel headers but I have already installed it and it is still saying I need kernel headers.

help required

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How did you install it exactly, what command/package?
Anyway, follow this guide

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Vmware workstation is in the aur. If you install that and then reboot everything should be installed automatically. I’ve been using it without issue for months

Can you give me a link to the package?
Just wondering if it is workstation player or pro and does it last forever if it is pro

Here’s the link


but you can just open pamac/add remove software and search for vmware and install it.

Installing vmware workstation also installs vmware player and player continues to work after the trial of workstation ends

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Sorry but need help I am getting the error

Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory.
Please make sure that the kernel module `vmmon’ is loaded.

When I try to start a VM

you can try and search in the forum for " /dev/vmmon "
i see ther are people with the same issue and various solutions proposed,
you might find there something for you.

Did you reboot after installing ? You need to reboot for the kernel module to be added to the kernel

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