Linux Lubuntu 12.10 Quantal How-to Install VMWare Tools Easy Visual-Guide

October 21, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

This Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Lubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal i386/amd64 Desktop, the Step-by-Step Ultimate Simple Visual-Guide Complete and Detailed.

Relax and Take the Time to Look, Follow and Enjoy this Complete and Detailed Guide.

Comprehends All the Screen-shots taken during Installation that Show Every Single Step and Setup of the Process…

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

With the VMWare Tools Installed your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

  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 after Download 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 after Re-Starting the VMWare Tools Installation…

  2. Open File Manager and Select the VMWareTools CD

    Double-Click on VMWareTools Archive

    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Lubuntu 12 - Open VMWare Tools CD on File Manager

  3. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Lubuntu 12 - Extraction
  4. Open Terminal Window
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Lubuntu 12 - Open Terminal
  5. Install the Prerequisite Packages

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

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

    apt-get install make gcc
  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

      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
  7. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides:

  8. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
  9. Howto Install Linux Lubuntu Quantal Lxde Desktop 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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