How-to Install VMware Tools on Oracle Linux 7 32/64bit Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

July 1st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Oracle Linux 7 Install VMware-Tools



This Step-by-Step Easy Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMware Tools for Linux Oracle 7 i686/x8664 Gnome 3 Desktop and so to have a Fully Integrated Oracle Linux 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 Oracle Enterprise Linux 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.

Install VMware Tools Oracle Linux 7
  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. Double Click the VMware Media on the Desktop:

    Installing VMware Tools on Oracle Linux 7 Visually - open vmware tools cd

  3. Double-Click on the VMware Archive on File Manager:

    Installing VMware Tools on Oracle Linux 7 Visually - open vmware tools archive

  4. Extract the VMware Tools into /tmp:

    Installing VMware Tools on Oracle Linux 7 Visually - extracting vmware tools

  5. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Cmd + “terminal”

     - Gnome3 Open Terminal
  6. Install Kernel Headers
    su 

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

    yum install gcc kernel-devel
  7. Remove Open VMware Tools
    yum remove open-vm-tools
  8. VMware Tools Installation:
    cd /tmp/vmware*
    ./vmware-install.pl
    exit

    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

  9. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshootings:

    VMware Tools Troubleshootings
  10. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

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

    How-to Install the VMware Tools on Linux Distros

Have a Great Time with Oracle Linux 7 on VMware! ;)

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