In some cases I may need to uninstall VMware Server from my Linux system. I’ve VMWare server / Workstation software installed under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux. How do I uninstall VMWare under Linux?
VMware Server (GSX Server) is an entry-level server virtualization software suite. VMWare can be uninstalled using rpm command or special uninstaller script.
VMware Installation Procedure
You can easily uninstall VMWare server software under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux. First, find out VMWare server rpm file name. Type the following command:
# rpm -qf /usr/bin/vmware
# rpm -qa | grep -i vmware
Use the following command to uninstall the RPM:
# rpm -e VMware-server-2.0.0-122956
A note about Build Installation
If you installed VMware without the RPM package, uninstall with the script, enter:
Above command should work under any Linux distribution.