Steps For VMware Tools Installation In Linux

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I have recently shifted to Linux operating system. Earlier, I was using the Windows operating system. I had installed VMware and its tools on it. How can I do the VMware Tools installation for Linux?

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Steps For VMware Tools Installation In Linux


This solution provides steps to install VMware Tools in Linux based operating systems using a compiler.

  1. Power on your Linux virtual machine.
  2. Open the terminal or command shell.
  3. You need to log in as asudo user.
  4. Run the command mkdir/mnt/cdrom after inserting the VMware CD.
  5. Now copy the files to a local directory.
  6. Extract this file.
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If you have a GUI interface, you can install as follows.

  1. Run the CD
  2. In the disk drive, click on VM. Then select the option to install/upgrade VMware Tools.
  3. Extract the zip file.

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