Linux Manjaro 0.8.X 32/64bit How-to Install VMware Tools

December 18th, 2012 by Regaz

Install VMware Tools Manjaro Linux




The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Manjaro 0.8.2-0.8.9 i386/Amd64 Xfce Desktop.

The Process is Quite Long and Intricate because of Missing Integration of All Components Needed so Relax and Just Take It Easy :)

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

Install VMware Tools Manjaro Linux - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install VMware Tools Manjaro Linux - Xfce Open Terminal
  2. Installing New Kernel + Headers:

    su 

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

    pacman -S linux35 linux35-headers
  3. Installing VMWare Tools:
    pacman -S open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-modules
  4. Enabling VMWare Tools:
    systemctl start vmtoolsd
    systemctl enable vmtoolsd
    cat /proc/version > /etc/arch-release
  5. Get Enabled Mouse and Display Integration:
    pacman -S xf86-input-vmmouse xf86-video-vmware svga-dri

    Troubleshooting Arch-Linux xf86 and xorg-server are in Conflict:

    Solve Conflict xf86/xorg

    Then Configure with:

    nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-gpudriver.conf

    Inserting:


    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Card0"
    Driver "vmware"
    EndSection
  6. Get Enabled Copy & Paste between Host and Guest
    pacman -S gtkmm
  7. Enabling the VMware-Tools Integration
    exit
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper

    Solve Arch-Linux 64bit Error while loading Shared Libraries libicui18n.so.50:

    Installing icu for Arch-Linux 64bit
  8. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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