This Easy Visual-Guide shows you Howto Install the VMware Tools on SnowLinux 3 Crystal GNOME Desktop.
With the VMWare Tools Installed and Working you will get a Much More Pleasant Journey with SnowLinux on VMware.
With the VMware Tools Installed you Can 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.
You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting Link 2 the Article Bottom.
Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMware Tools CD with:
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…
Double Click to Extract Archive
Extract Into /tmp Directory
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):
Installing the Required Kernel Headers:
After you follow to Find and Install needed Kernel’s Headers.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
If this command is Not Successful you May Need to Setup your Debian Repositories
Before starting to install check than kernel’s headers are in the right location:
ls /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -r)
This should give you an input like this below:
arch include Makefile Module.symvers scripts
Now your system should be Ready for VMware Tools installation.
VMWare Tools Installation:
Access the Target Directory
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:
Execute Installation Script
Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings…
Possibly Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.
This is the Sign of Success! :)
This is the Sign of Success!
VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
To Enable VMware-Tools without Logout Run
VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:
How to Install the VMware Tools on Linux Distros Snow-Linux 3 Crystal GNOME Installation Steps on VMware Fusion 4