How-to Install VMware-Tools for MX 14.x antiX MEPIS GNU/Linux 32-64bit Easy Guide

April 10th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware-Tools on MX 14.x Linux

The Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux MX 14.x antiX MEPIS Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare-Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a Much More Easy and Pleasant Integration of Linux MX AntiX Desktop with VMWare and Host OS.

With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System and On-the-Fly Dragging Display Resizing!

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:
    • On VMWare Fusion

      Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools

    • On 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. Right-Clik on Archive > Open with Xarchiver and Extract into /tmp

    Install VMware-Tools on AntiX 14.x Xfce - Archive Extraction
  3. Installing the Required Packages

    su -c "apt-get install make gcc"

  4. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  5. VMWare Tools Installation:

    cd /tmp/vmware*
    su -c "./"

    Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

    Eventually Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.

    On XWindow System SetUp Jus Choose the Desired StartUp Desktop Size.

    This is the Sign of Success!

    Congratulations :)

    Install VMware-Tools on MX AntiX 14.x Xfce - Success
  6. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  7. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
  8. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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