How-to Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic 32-64bit Easy Guide

December 20th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn i386/amd64, the Step-by-Step Ultimate Simple Visual-Guide Complete and Detailed.

Relax and Take the Time to Look, Follow and Enjoy this Complete and Detailed Guide.

Comprehends All the Screen-shots taken during Installation of VMware Tools on Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic that Show Every Single Step and Setup of the Process…

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Kubuntu on VMWare Virtual Machine…

With the VMWare Tools Installed your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

Install VMware Tools Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic - VMWare-Baloon
  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 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…

  2. Open File Manager and Select the VMWareTools CD

    Double-Click on VMWareTools Archive

    Install VMware Tools Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Open VMWare Tools CD on File Manager

  3. Extract Into /tmp Directory

    Install VMware Tools Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Extraction

  4. Open Terminal Window

    Install VMware Tools Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Open Terminal

  5. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:

    cd /tmp/vmware*
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gcc"
    sudo su -c "./vmware-install.pl"

    Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

    In Case you Got Kernel Header “” is not a valid path Look:

    Kubuntu Kernel Headers Path

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

    Install VMware Tools Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Success
  7. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides:

    VMWare Tools Troubleshooting
  8. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    /usr/bin/vmware-user
  9. How-to Install Linux Kubuntu Saucy Desktop Steps on VMWare Fusion 5

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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