Linux Peppermint 3 Lxde How-to Install the VMware Tools Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

December 24th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Peppermint 3 32/64bit Lxde Desktop.

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

The VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Peppermint 3 on VMWare…

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

To the Tutorial Bottom you Find Link to the VMware Tools Troubleshootings!

You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.

Ubuntu on VMWare
  1. Start the VMWare Tools Installation:
    Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools

    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

    Select Open in File-Manager

    Install VMWare Tools on Linux Peppermint 3 - Open CD in File Manager

  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstall VMWare Tools on Linux Peppermint 3 - Extraction
  4. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Peppermint 3 Gnome Open Terminal
  5. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    cd /tmp/vmware*
    sudo su -c "./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 Success
  7. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  8. Now 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

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