To install VMware player we first need to download it.
You then need to make it executable by running:
sudo chmod +x VMware-Player-7.1.2-2780323.x86_64.bundle
Now run the executable:
Now follow the installer steps then you will be good to go.
If you get a error about gcc then you need to install dependencies:
apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`