Linux

Downloads

Client compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 through 16.04 and Red Had based distributions version 6.8 through 7.3

Download the bundle package from the link above.

Open a terminal window and run the bundle installer by running:

sudo sh ~\Downloads\VMware-Horizon-Client-4.5.0-5650368.x64.bundle

This is assuming you downloaded the bundle to your downloads folder, adjust the path as needed

This should open up a graphic installer window.

For some systems the installer will not be a GUI window but will proceed in the terminal console window. Follow the prompts matching the options selected below.

Accept the EULA agreement and click next

Leave all the features selected and click Next

features to install

On the next screen, click Install

click install

After the install is complete, check the box labeled "Register and start installed services after the installation" and click Scan.

check to start services

Once the scan is complete, verify that the tests pass. Do not be concerned if the VMware Horizon PCoIP test Fails, it will not affect the user of the client in our case.

verify tests pass

Launch the VMware Horizon Client (listed under Internet in Red Hat based distributions).

Double click the plus sign to add a server.

add server

Enter myvlab.vdi.uwo.ca as the server address and click connect

enter server address

Enter your username and password and click login.

enter credentials

Double click the MyVLab box to launch a session.