Installing VMware Tools for Mint 18.1 Serena
Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.
You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Mint 18.1 Serena on the VMWare Virtual Machine
The VMWare Tools Installation should improve VM Performances, enabling Custom Easy Scree Resizing 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..
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Installing the VMware Tools
sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools \ open-vm-tools-desktop open-vm-tools-dkms
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
Last to Enable Tools without Logout try:
Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
SetUp DropBox on Mint.
VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:
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