How-to Install VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

August 2nd, 2012 by Regaz



How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate 32/64bit Desktop, the Step-by-Step Simple Complete Visual-Guide Tutorial.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Mint 13 Maya on the VMWare Virtual Machine

With the VMWare Tools Installed you Can Custom Easy-Resizing the Screen Just Dragging and More your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

Just Take the Time of Carefully Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.

Linux Mint on VMWare
  1. Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMWare Tools CD with:
    • VMWare Fusion Virtual Machine > Install VMWare Tools
    • VMWare Workstation VM > Install VMWare Tools

    May be you will need to Wait Until VMWare has Provided to Downloading and Mounting the VMWare Tools CD.
    If the Window with the VMWare Tools Do Not Appear you will Need to Manually Disconnect the CD/DVD in:
    Virtual Machines > CD/DVD(IDE) > Disconnect CD/DVD
    And just Re-Starting the VMWare Tools Installation…

  2. Double-Click Mounted Disk on Desktop
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate - Open Virtual Disk
  3. Double Click to Extract ArchiveInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate - Open VMWare Tools Archive
  4. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate - Extraction
  5. Open Terminal Window
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate - Open Terminal
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

      VMware-Tools Patch
    • Execute Installation Script
      su -c "./vmware-install.pl"

      Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

      Eventually Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

     

    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 12 10

  7. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  8. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  9. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

    Howto Install Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate Steps on VMWare Fusion 4

    Howto Install Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate Steps on VMWare Workstation 8

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