vmware and the libpng12.so.0 && libcairo.so.2 problem

here is the soultion …

first of all do this:

cd /usr/lib/vmware/lib/

sudo mv libpng12.so.0/libpng12.so.0 libpng12.so.0/libpng12.so.0.disabled

sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 libpng12.so.0/libpng12.so.0

sudo mv libgcc_s.so.1/libgcc_s.so.1 libgcc_s.so.1/libgcc_s.so.1.disabled

sudo ln -sf /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 libgcc_s.so.1/libgcc_s.so.1

and then this:

sudo vim /usr/lib/vmware/lib/wrapper-gtk24.sh

find “vm_run() { local exitCode;” and add following line …

export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libdbus-1.so.3:$LD_PRELOAD

now enjoy your vmware …

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