How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Bodhi 2.2.2 Enlightenment Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Visual-GuideJanuary 13th, 2013 by Regaz
Take the Time to Carefully Reading and Executing all the Instructions given here.
You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Bodhi on VMWare…
You will Dispose of Easy Screen Resizing and of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!
You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.
- Start by Selecting Virtual Machines >> Install WMWare Tools
- Open the VMWare Tools CD
- Double-Click to Open Archive
- Extract into /tmp
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Install some Prerequisite Packages
sudo su -c "apt-get install make gcc"
- Installing the Kernel Headers:
After you follow to Find and Install needed Kernel’s Headers.
Find and Install Headers:
apt-cache search linux-headers-$(uname -r)
If this command didn’t give you any result you need to
Setup your Repositories
sudo su -c "apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)"
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:VMWare-Tools Patch
- VMWare Tools Installation:
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.
In Case you Get “not a valid path” for linux-headers Look:Troubleshooting VMware-Tools Installation
This is the Sign of Success! :)
- Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout