Vmware Player 6 on Fedora 20 Host - Virtual network Device fails

I have a Fedora 20 system on which I installed vmware player 6. When I run vmware I get a notice that modules need to be installed. After entering the root password it fails on Virtual Network Device.

This seems to be the right information in the logs, but I am still unsure of what is needed. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

2014-03-09T13:16:56.078-05:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command "/usr/bin/make -j8 -C /tmp/modconfig-NDDBkj/vmnet-only auto-build HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.13.5-202.fc20.x86_64/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc IS_GCC_3=no"
2014-03-09T13:16:57.371-05:00| vthread-3| W110: Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build command.

# uname -r

Thanks in advance.
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AbhilashConnect With a Mentor BloggerCommented:
Fedora 20 is not Officially supported Host OS to install VMware player 6.0 or Workstation 10.
But some people have tried it and it has worked. I would tell you, you have to try it at your own risk. It might or might not work,
Here's one link that might help you
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hi, I have FC20 running in VMware player / Workstation without any problems.

Which distribution did you download and what are your network settings in VMware?

Do you have gcc installed in Fedora? Can you try this:


If you don't have gcc, try installing it like this:

#yum install gcc

If you are missing 'make' as well, try installing it as well:

#yum install make
The issue here is not running Fedora inside VMware player as guest OS.
Its about installing VMware player on a Fedora Machine as a Host OS.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
@Abhilash Hb - doesn't really matter for the error that savone is getting - the build command itself (gcc/make) is failing.
savoneAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the input everybody, unfortunately I am unable to get it to work with the 3.13 kernel and no patches have been released yet.
savoneAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

No Answer has been provided.
I have mentioned in my comment that it might or might not work.
Its not even supported in the first place.
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