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

August 1st, 2012 by Regaz



How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce 32/64bit Desktop, the Step-by-Step Simple and Complete Visual-Guide Complete Tutorial.

Relax and Take the Time to Look, Follow and Enjoy this Complete and Detailed 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 VMWare…

With the VMWare Tools Installed your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

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. Double-Click Mounted Disk on Desktop
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce - Open Virtual Disk
  3. Double Click to Extract ArchiveInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce - Open VMWare Tools Archive
  4. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce - Extraction
  5. Open Terminal Window
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce - 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 Xfce Steps on VMWare Fusion 4Howto Install Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce Steps on VMWare Workstation 8

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