How-to Install VMware Tools for Kali Linux

January 24th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Tools Installation on Kali Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Kali 2.x/2016+ 32/64bit Gnome Desktop.

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

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

With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

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

    Installing VMware Tools for Kali Linux - Kali Open Terminal



  2. Installing VMware-Tools for Kali Linux:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop fuse



  3. To Enable the VMware Tools without Rebooting
    Try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
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