LuninuXOS 12.10 Gnome i386/amd64 How-to Install the VMware Tools Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

December 24th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on LuninuXOS 12.10 Gnome 32/64bit Desktop.

Just Take the Time of Carefully Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.

The VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with LuninuXOS 12.10 on VMWare…

With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

To the Tutorial Bottom you Find Link to the VMware Tools Troubleshootings!

You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.

Ubuntu on VMWare
  1. Start the VMWare Tools Installation:
    Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools

    Before to Start the Installation you Need to have the CDRom Unmounted… If Not the Window Containing the Tools will Not Pop-Up. If you Need to Unmount/Eject the CDRom go to Places, Open a Window and Eject the CDRom.

  2. Open a File-Manager Window

    Install VMWare Tools on Linux LuninuXOS 12.10 - Open File Manager Window

  3. Right-Click on Archive and Select Open With Archive

    Extract Into /tmp Directory

    Install VMWare Tools on Linux LuninuXOS 12.10 - Extraction

  4. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Bridge-LuninuXOS Gnome3 Open Terminal
  5. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    cd /tmp/vmware*
    sudo su -c "./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 Troubleshootings
  8. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  9. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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