How-to Install VMWare Tools on Linux Xubuntu 12.10 Quantal i386/Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

October 29, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux Xubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal 32/64-bit Desktop.

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

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…

VMWare-Baloon
  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. Double-Click on VMWare Tools CD on Desktop
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Xubuntu 12 - Open VMWare Tools CD
  3. Double Click on VMWare-Tools to Extract by Archive ManagerInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Xubuntu 12 - Open VMWare Tools on Archive Manager
  4. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstalling VMWare Tools on Linux Xubuntu 12 - Extraction
  5. Open Terminal Window
    Installing VMWare Tools on Linux Xubuntu 12 - Open Terminal
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • Login as SuperUser
      sudo su

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

    • 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
  7. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides:

  8. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  9. Howto Install Linux Xubuntu 12 Xfce Steps on VMWare Fusion 4

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros


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