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 i386/amd64 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!

VMware Tools Installation on Kali Linux - featured
  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
    Login as SuperUser

    su -

    Install Open VMware Tools and Fuse

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

    Then Reboot Your Kali System with

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