How-to Install VMWare Tools on CentOS 7.x 32-64bit Linux+GNU Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

October 12th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux CentOS 7.x VMware-Tools Installation

The Linux Tutorial and Easy Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools for CentOS 7.x i686/x8664 KDE/Gnome GNU/Linux Desktop.

The Entire Process is Well Shown so Just Take the Time to Carefuly Follow Up all the Steps and Indications outlined in this Complete and Detailed Tutorial.
The Installation do Not will take a very Long Time but only a Little While.

The VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a much More Pleasant Journey with Linux CentOS 7 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!

Just Take the Time of Carefuly Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.

You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting Link 2 the Article Bottom.

Install VMWare CentOS 7.x - featured
  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 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 just Re-Starting the VMWare Tools Installation…

  2. Open File Manager & Select the VMware Tools CD &
    Double-Click/Right-Click on the VMware-Tools Archive:

    Installing VMWare Tools on CentOS 7.x - Extracting VMware Tools

  3. Then Extract it into the /tmp folder:

    Installing VMWare Tools on CentOS 7.x - Extracting VMware Tools

  4. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    VMware Tools Installation on CentOS 7 Linux - Open Terminal
  5. Install the GCC package


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

    yum install gcc
  6. 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.

    This is the Sign of Success! :)


    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 12 10

  7. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  8. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
  9. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout:

  10. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

Have a Great Time with CentOS 7.x on VMWare! ;)

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