How-to Extract VMWare Tools component.tar Archives on Linux Easy Guide

October 9th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Extracting VMWare Tools component.tar



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Extract the Downloaded VMWare Tools component.tar Archives on Linux 32/64bit.

To Achive this Pourpose You will need to Download and Install the Proper VMWare Component Extractor Tool.

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  1. Download VMWare Component Extractor Tool:

    Get VMWare Component Extractor
  2. Open a Command Line Terminal Session

  3. Extracting VMWare Component Extractor

    unzip $HOME/Downloads/master.zip
  4. Installing VMWare Component Extractor

    cd $HOME/Downloads/VMWare-Component-Extractor-master

    Require a g++ Compiler Installation Linux System…

    mkdir $HOME/bin
    make
    mv VMWareComponentExtractor $HOME/bin
  5. How Install uTorrent Client/Server on Linux:

    Installing uTorrent for Linux
  6. Extracting VMWare component.tar Archives

    $HOME/VMWareComponentExtractor $HOME/Downloads/vmware-tools*.component.tar

    Then You will find the .iso VMWare Tools Extracted!

  7. To Mount on Most Linux Desktop

    Right-Click >> Open with Archive Mounter
    Inside You’ll Finally find the VMWare-Tools tar.gz Archive ready to Extract and Install ;)

  8. How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux and Unix:

    VMWare Tools Installation Guides

    Links to Step-by-Step Guides on Installing VMware Tools.

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