How-to Install VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE4 Easy Guide

July 31st, 2012 by Regaz



This Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE 32/64bit Desktop, the Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide.

Comprehends All the Screen-shots taken during Installation that Show Every Single Step and Setup of the Process…

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Mint 13 Maya on the VMWare Virtual Machine

With the VMWare Tools Installed you Can Custom Easy-Resizing the Screen Just Dragging and More your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

Just Take the Time of Carefully Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.

Linux Mint on VMWare
  1. Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMWare Tools CD with:
    • VMWare Fusion Virtual Machine > Install VMWare Tools
    • VMWare Workstation VM > Install VMWare Tools

    May be you will need to Wait Until VMWare has Provided to Downloading and Mounting the VMWare Tools CD.
    If after Download the Window with the VMWare Tools Do Not Appear you will Need to Manually Disconnect the CD/DVD in:
    Virtual Machines > CD/DVD(IDE) > Disconnect CD/DVD
    and after Re-Starting the VMWare Tools Installation…

  2. On Pop-Up Open on Dolphin File Manager

     

    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE 4 - Open on Dolphin File Manager

  3. Double Click to Extract by Archive ManagerInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE 4 - Open VMWare Tools on Archive Manager
  4. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE 4 - Extraction
  5. Open Terminal Window
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE 4 - Open Terminal
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

      VMWare-Tools Patch
    • Execute Installation Script
      ./vmware-install.pl

      Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

      Eventually Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

     

    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 12 10

  7. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  8. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  9. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

    Howto Install Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE Steps on VMWare Fusion 4

    Howto Install Linux Mint 13 Maya KDE Steps on VMWare Workstation 8

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