Linux ComFusion 4.1 Mate How-to Install the VMware-Tools Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

January 4th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux ComFusion 4.1 Mate i386/amd64 Desktop.

The VMware-Tools Installation is Indispensable for the Compiz & Emerald Proper Functioning.

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

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a Much More Pleasant Journey with ComFusion 4.1 on VMWare…

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

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. After Downloading the Window Containing the Tools Should Pop-Up

    Open the VMware-Tools CD on File Manager.

    Install VMWare Tools on ComFusion 4.1 - Open VMware-Tools CD

  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstall VMWare Tools on ComFusion 4.1 - Extraction
  4. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    ComFusion 4.1 Mate 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
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