How-to Install VMWare on Tools Linux Kubuntu 12.10 Quantal Easy Visual-Guide

February 24th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Kubuntu 12.10 Quantal i386/amd64 KDE4 Desktop, the Easy Visual-Guide.

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 Kubuntu on 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!

VMWare-Baloon
  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 Kubuntu 12 - Open on Dolphin File Manager

  3. Double-Click the Archive on Dolphin
    Installing VMWare Tools Kubuntu 12 Dolphin
  4. Click on Extract Button on Archive Manager
    Installing VMWare Tools Kubuntu 12 Archive Manager
  5. Select tmp Folder as Destination
    Installing VMWare Tools Kubuntu 12 Extraction Path
  6. Open Terminal Window
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Kubuntu 12 - Open Terminal
  7. Install some Prerequisite Stuff
    sudo su

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

    apt-get install make gcc
  8. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

      Download & Apply 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.

      In Case you Got “not a valid path” for linux-headers Look:

      Raring Kernel Headers Path

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

    Installing VMWare Tools Success
  9. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
VMWare Tools Troubleshootings

Howto Install Linux Kubuntu 13.04 Steps on VMWare Fusion 5

VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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