Vmware could not found /dev/vmmon

Hello there! Im new in this forum and in manjaro linux. I installed vmware from terminal with pamac. And when i start vmware player and create a new virtual machine i got this error "Could not open /dev/vmmon: Filen eller katalogen finns inte.
Please make sure that the kernel module `vmmon' is loaded."
Can someone pls help me.

Can you provide the output of uname -sr

Linux 5.6.6-1-MANJARO

First, ensure your system is up-to-date and the kernel headers are installed.

sudo pacman -Syu linux56-headers --needed

Then reboot and see if the error persists.


I will do and see coming back soon. :smiley:

Its worked perfectly thank u soo much. One more question if u have time to ansver, when i get the vmmon error i switched from linux54 lts to linux56 do you think i need switch to back to linux54 lts and update the headers? :slight_smile:

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You don't need to switch back but you should install the headers so that if you ever do switch back, everything will work. You can just install the package linux54-headers

Okay thank you very much! Have a nice day.

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I had this problem too. Just install latest LTS kernel and you will never face this problem again. Linux54 LTS is working for me.

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