Installing VMware Tools for Ubuntu 17.10 Artful
Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.
Most noteworthy: as of Sept 2015, VMware recommends using the distribution-specific open-vm-tools instead of the VMware Tools package for guest machines.
Then you need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Ubuntu on VMWare…
Because with the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!
Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Then to Update System
sudo apt upgrade
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
And for Installing the VMware Tools
sudo apt install open-vm-tools \ open-vm-tools-desktop open-vm-tools-dkms
- Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
SetUp DropBox on Mint.