How-to Install VMWare Tools on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.X 32-64bit Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

June 27th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

RHEL 7 Linux Install VMware-Tools



This Step-by-Step Easy Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.X i686/x8664 Desktop/Server and so to have a Fully Integrated Red Hat RHEL 7 Virtualization Your System.

The Entire Process is Well Shown so Just Take the Time to Carefully Follow Up all the Steps and Indications outlined in this Complete and Detailed Tutorial.
The Installation do Not will take a very Long Time but only a Little While.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Red Hat 7 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.

You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting Link 2 the Article Bottom.

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  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 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 just Re-Starting the VMWare Tools Installation…

  2. Open a Command Line Terminal Session:

    Installing VMWare Tools on Red Hat RHEL 7.X Visually 5

  3. Right-Click on the VMWare Archive and Select Extract to /tmp/:

    Installing VMWare Tools on Red Hat RHEL 7.X Visually - Extracting

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvfz vmware-tools*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. Install GCC

    su -c "yum install gcc"
  5. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    cd /tmp/vmware*
    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 on Linux Mint 12 10

  7. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  8. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
  9. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    /usr/bin/vmware-user
  10. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

Have a Great Time with Red Hat RHEL 7.X on VMWare! ;)

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