How-to Install VMware Tools on Elementary OS 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

April 7th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Tools on Elementary OS Linux




The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Elementary OS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Pantheon Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Elementary OS 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!

Include All the Screen-shots taken during Installation that Show Every Single Step and Setup of the Process…

Install VMware Tools Elementary OS Linux - VMWare-Baloon
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing VMware Tools for Linux Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal



  2. Installing the VMware Tools

    sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools \
    open-vm-tools-desktop open-vm-tools-dkms

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

  3. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot



  4. Last to Enable Tools without Logout try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  5. Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
    SetUp DropBox on Elementary.

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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