How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Bodhi 2.1 Enlightenment Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

September 23rd, 2012 by Regaz
This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux Bodhi 2.1 Enlightenment 32/64bit Desktop.

Take the Time to Carefully Reading and Executing all the Instructions given here.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Bodhi on VMWare…

You will Dispose of Easy Screen Resizing and of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.

Debian Linux on VMWare
  1. Start by Selecting Virtual Machines >> Install WMWare Tools
  2. Open the VMWare Tools CD
    Linux Bodhi Open the VMWare Tools CD
  3. Double-Click to Open on Archive ManagerLinux Bodhi Double-Click to Open on Archive Manager
  4. Extract into /tmpLinux Bodhi Extract VMWare Tools into /tmp
  5. Then Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Bodhi Open Terminal Window
  6. Install some Prerequisite Packages
    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Install Needed Packages

    apt-get install make gcc
  7. Installing the Kernel Headers:
    After you follow to Find and Install needed Kernel’s Headers.
    Find Headers:
    apt-cache search linux-headers-$(uname -r)

    If this command didn’t give you any result you need to
    Setup your Repositories

    apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

  8. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

      VMWare-Tools Patch
    • Execute Installation Script
      ./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 Success
  9. How-to Locate the Kernel Headers on Linux Bodhi

    Locating the Kernel Headers on Bodhi
  10. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  11. Howto Install Linux Bodhi 2.1 Steps on VMWare Fusion 5

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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