How-to Install VMware-Tools for Linux Aptosid 2012.01 KDE4 Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

January 13th, 2013 by Regaz
The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Aptosid 2012.01 KDE4 Desktop.

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 Linux Aptosid 2013.01 KDE4 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-Tools Installation Troubleshooting Link 2 the Article Bottom.

  1. Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMWare Tools CD with:
    • On VMWare Fusion

      Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools

    • On 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 after Download 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 after Re-Starting the VMWare Tools Installation…

  2. Open Dolphin File Manager
    Opening a Dolphin File Manager Window
  3. Right-Click on the VMWare-Tools Archive and Select Extract Archive to…

    Browser for the /tmp Directory as Destination.

    KDE4 Desktop Extracting the VMware-Tools

  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):
    Installing VMWare Tools Linux AptoSid 2013-01 KDE4 Open Terminal
  5. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  6. VMWare Tools Installation:
    cd /tmp/vmware*
    su -c "./"

    Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

    Eventually Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.

    In Case Prompted about What is the location of the “ifconfig”? Look:

    Troubleshooting VMware-Tools Installation SID

    This is the Sign of Success!
    Congratulations :)

    VMWare-Tools Troubleshooting Execution Aborted

    Solve VMware-Tools Execution Aborted
    Install VMWare Tools on Debian Stretch 6
  7. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
  8. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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