How-to Install VMware-Tools on KaOS 2015.04 GNU/Linux Easy Visual-Guide

April 26th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware-Tools Installation for KaOS 2015.04

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on KaOSx 2015.04 KDE Plasma 5 Desktop GNU+Linux Desktop.

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

With the VMWare Tools Installed you Can Custom Easy-Resizing the Screen Just Dragging and More your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

Installing VMware Tools for KaOSx 2015.04 Linux - Featured
  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. On Pop-Up Select Open VMware Tools CD with File Manager

    Install VMware-Tools for KaOS 2015.04 Linux - Open VMware Tools CD

  3. Double-Click on VMware Tools tar.gz Archive

    Install VMware-Tools for KaOS 2015.04 Linux - Open VMware Tools Archive

  4. Extract VMware Tools into /tmp

    Install VMware-Tools for KaOS 2015.04 Linux - VMware Tools Extraction

  5. Open Add/Remove Software Tool

    Install VMware-Tools for KaOS 2015.04 Linux - Run Add/Remove Software

  6. Search & Install the ‘linux-headers’

    Install VMware-Tools for KaOS 2015.04 Linux - Installing Linux Headers

  7. Open a Shell Terminal Emulator Window

    Install VMware-Tools for KaOS 2015.04 Linux - VMware Tools Extraction

  8. How-to Make the Needed VMWare-Tools Init Directories

    Making rc0.d-rc6.d Init Directories
  9. Installing VMware-Tools

    cd /tmp/vmware*

    Execute Installation Script

    sudo ./vmware-install.pl

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings
    Eventually Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.

  10. This is the Sign of Success! :)

    Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Linux - Success

    Here is the VMWare Tools Troubleshooting Guide:

    VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  11. Now to Enable the VMWare Tools without Logout Try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  12. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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