How-to Install VMware Tools on OpenSUSE 42.x Leap 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

November 26th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Tools on OpenSUSE 42.x Leap Linux




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on OpenSUSE Linux 42.x Leap KDE4/Gnome 32/64bit Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with OpenSUSE Linux 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!

As of Sept 2015, VMware recommends using the distribution-specific open-vm-tools instead of the VMware Tools package for guest machines.

Install VMware Tools on OpenSUSE 42.x Leap Linux - Featured
  1. Open Console Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install VMware Tools on OpenSUSE 42.x Leap Linux - Kde Open Terminal



  2. Login as Super-User

    sudo su

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

  3. Eventually Update the Kernel if any New

    zypper up kernel-default

    If a New Kernel Release is installed then:

    reboot
  4. Installing the OpenSUSE Kernel Sources & GCC

    zypper in kernel-source gcc
  5. Installing VMware Tools

    zypper in open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop



  6. Last to Enable Tools without Logout try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
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