Linux Debian 8 Jessie Lxde 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 Lxde i386/amd64 Desktop.

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

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

Debian Linux on VMWare
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing VMware Tools on Linux Debian 8 Jessie  - 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
    Try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
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