Linux Debian 8 Jessie Gnome3 How-to Install VMWare Tools

January 14th, 2013 by Regaz

VMware Tools Installation on Debian 8 Jessie

This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Debian Linux 8 Jessie Gnome3 i386/amd64 Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Debian Linux 8 Jessie Gnome3 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!

As of Sept 2015, VMware recommends using the distribution-specific open-vm-tools instead of the VMware Tools package for guest machines.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Kickoff > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing VMware Tools on Linux -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Installing the VMware Tools:

    sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. To Enable the VMware Tools without Rebooting


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