How-to Install VMware Tools on Deepin 2014.2 GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 14th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Tools for Deepin 2014.2 Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Deepin 2014.2 i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Deepin OS on VMWare…

With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

You Find Detailed VMWare-Tools Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.

VMware Tools Installation on Deepin Linux 2014 - Featured
  1. Start the VMWare Tools Installation:
    Virtual Machine > Install VMWare Tools

    If the VMWare Tools are Not Already on your Hard Drive you Should Wait Until the Archive is Downloaded from VMWare Update Server…

    Before to Start the Installation you Need to have the CDRom Unmounted… If Not the Window Containing the Tools will Not Pop-Up. If you Need to Unmount/Eject the CDRom go to Places, Open a Window and Eject the CDRom.

  2. Open a File Manager Window

    Deepin Installing VMware-Tools - Open File Manager
  3. Select VMware-Tools CD
    And Double-Click on VMware-Tools Archive

    Install VMWare Tools on Deepin 2014.2 - Open VMware-Tools Archive

  4. Extract Into /tmp Directory

    Install VMWare Tools on Deepin 2014.2 - Extraction

  5. Open a Command Line Terminal Shell Emulator
    Ctr+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open  Terminal
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory

      cd /tmp/vmware*


    • Execute Installation Script

      sudo 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! :)

    Install VMware Tools for Deepin 2014.2 Linux - Success
  7. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides:

  8. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    /usr/bin/vmware-user
  9. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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