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.
- 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…
- On VMWare Fusion
Right-Clik on Archive > Open with Xarchiver and Extract into /tmp
Installing the Required Packages
su -c "apt-get install make gcc"
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:VMWare-Tools Patch
- VMWare Tools Installation:
su -c "./vmware-install.pl"
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!
- Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:
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