Workstation 16 “Could not open /dev/vmmon” on OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 using secure boot

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I just upgraded to VMWare Workstation 16.  The program install without any problems.  However, when I try to load a virtual machine, I get the following error Messages:

 

1. 

Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory.

Please make sure that the kernel module `vmmon’ is loaded.

 

2. 

Failed to initialize monitor device.

 

3.

Unable to change virtual machine power state: Transport (VMDB) error -14: Pipe connection has been broken.

 

I did a search on the Internet and found the following tutorial to fix this problem:  VMware Knowledge Base

 

The problem is that the tutorial does not work on openSUSE Leap 15.2 because there seems not to exist a ‘linux-headers’ command. 

 

Does anyone know a possible fix that works on openSUSE Leap 15.2?

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