Installing the VMWare Tools on Linux Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal i386/amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

September 5th, 2012 by Regaz

Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Linux




This is Another WoW-Guide that Lead you Step-by-Step to Successfully Installing the VMWare Tools for Ubuntu Linux 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Unity 32/64bit Desktop.

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

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Ubuntu on VMWare…

With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.

Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Linux - Featured
  1. Start the VMWare Tools Installation:
    Virtual Machine > Install VMWare Tools

    If the VMWare Tools are Not Already on your Hard Drive you Should Wait Until the Archive is Downloaded from VMWare Update Server…

    Before to Start the Installation you Need to have the CDRom Unmounted… If Not the Window Containing the Tools will Not Pop-Up. If you Need to Unmount/Eject the CDRom go to Places, Open a Window and Eject the CDRom.

  2. After Downloading the Window Containing the Tools Should Pop-Up

    Double-Click on the VMWare Tools Archive to Decompress it.

    Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal - Open Archive

  3. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstall VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal - Extraction
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal - Open Terminal

  5. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • Login as SuperUser
      sudo su

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    • 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! :)

    Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Linux - Success
  6. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides:

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

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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