VMware Horizon View

VMware Horizon View

Install Horizon View Client for Ubuntu

Horizon View Client for Ubuntu runs on Ubuntu 12.04 systems and you install it by using Synaptic Package Manager


On your Ubuntu machine, enable Canonical Partners

  • open update manager.
  • click on settings button and supply the password for perfoming administrative tasks.


  • In the Software Sources dialog box, click the Other Software tab and select the Canonical Partners check box to select the archive for software that Canonical packages for their partners.
  • click close and follow the instruction to update the package list


Open the terminal windows and in the prompt type in:

  • sudo synaptic

It will open Synaptic Package Manager window


  • On right top corner in Quick Filter type in vmware and click on search
  • In the list of packages returned, select the check box next to vmware-view-client and select Mark for Installation
  • Click Apply in the toolbar

What to do next

Start Horizon View Client

  • Click on Dash Home and search for vmware view or
  • Click on Application  and click on vmware view client


  • In VMware view client window type in remote machine address


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