Install VMware Tools on SLED 11
The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools on SUSE Enterprise Linux Desktop 11.1/11.2/11.3 Gnome i686/x8664.
You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with SUSE Enterprise Linux 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.
- Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMWare Tools CD with:
Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools
You 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…
Right-Click >> Open with File Roller
Extract Into /tmp Directory
Open a Command Line Terminal
Computer >> More Applications
- Installing Needed Packages
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
zypper in kernel-source gcc
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:VMWare-Tools Patch
- VMWare Tools Installation:
Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings…
In Case you Got “not a valid path” for linux-headers Look:Solve Kernel-Headers Not Valid Path
This is the Sign of Success! :)
- Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides: