How-to Install VMWare-Tools on Pear-Linux 6.1 32bit/64bit Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

January 24th, 2013 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Pear Linux 6.1 i386/amd64 Gnome3 Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Pear-Linux 6 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.

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

PearLinux on VMWare
  1. Start the VMWare Tools Installation:
    Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools

    If the VMWare Tools are Not Already on your Hard Drive you Should Wait Until the Archive is Downloaded from VMWare Update Server…

    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 Loading the Window Containing the Tools Should Pop-Up

    Double-Click on the VMWare Tools Archive to Decompress it.

    Pear-Linux 6 Install VMWare Tools - Open Archive

  3. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryPear-Linux 6 Install VMWare Tools - Extraction
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    LaunchPad >> Terminal

    Pear-Linux 6 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.

    After a little while the installation should complete successfully :)

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  7. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  8. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  9. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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