Installing VMware Tools for Ubuntu Server 17.04 Yakkety
Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu Server 17.04 Yakkety Yak 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!
Login into Server Shell
(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-dkms
- Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout