How-to Install VMWare Tools on Linux CentOS 6.3 KDE4 32/64bit Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Visual-GuideDecember 20th, 2012 by Regaz
This Step-by-Step Easy Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux CentOS 6.3 KDE4 i686/x8664 Desktop and so to have a Fully Integrated CentOS 6 Virtualization Your System.
The Entire Process is Well Shown so Just Take the Time to Carefully Follow Up all the Steps and Indications outlined in this Complete and Detailed Tutorial.
The Installation do Not will take a very Long Time but only a Little While.
You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux CentOS 6 on the 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!
Just Take the Time of Carefully Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.
At the Same Time you will Find Described here as a Tip the Easiest Way of Extracting the Archives on the KDE4 Powerful Desktop :)
You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting Link 2 the Article Bottom.
- 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 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…
- VMWare Fusion
- Open Dolphin File Manager
- Right-Click on the VMWare Archive and Select Extract to…
Browser for the /tmp Path as Destination.
- Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Updating the Kernel
su -c "yum update kernel"
su -c reboot
- Install Required Packages
su -c "yum install kernel-headers gcc"
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:VMWare-Tools Patch
- VMWare Tools Installation:
su -c "./vmware-install.pl"
This is the Sign of Success! :)
- Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:
Have a Great Time with CentOS 6 on VMWare! ;)