To install VMWare Workstation 12 Pro on Ubuntu 16.04.3 successfully

In order to successfully install VMmare Workstation 12 Pro on Ubuntu 16.04.3 you have to use at least version 12.5.3. That release of VMware Workstation has fixed the kernel (4.10) incompatibility issue in Ubuntu 16.04.3.

Download link: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=WKST-1257-LX&productId=524&rPId=17068

Reference: http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1937