How to Install VMWare-Tools on Linux Mint 14 Nadia Xfce Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

January 26, 2013 | By Regaz.

How to Install the VMware Tools for Linux Mint 14 Nadia Xfce 32/64-bit Step-by-Step Simple Visual-Guide.

At this Time the Repository for this Linux Release you Need to Manually Download the VMware-Tools for Linux Mint 14 Nadia Xfce because the Repository is still Unavailable.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Mint 14 Nadia 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!

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

Step-by-step – VMware Tools Linux Mint 21 Installation
  1. Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMware Tools CD with:

    • VMWare Fusion Virtual Machine >> Install VMware Tools

    • 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 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 just Re-Starting the VMware Tools Installation…

  2. Double-Click on VMware-Tools tar.gz Archive

    Open VMware-Tools tar.gz Archive
  3. Extract VMware-Tools into /tmp

    Extract VMware-Tools tar.gz Archive
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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  5. VMWare Tools Installation:

    • Access the Target Directory

      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply this Patch:

      VMware-Tools Patch
  • Login as SuperUser


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  • Execute Installation Script


    Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

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

  • This is the Sign of Success! :)
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  • Finally, to Enable VMware Tools without Logout

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    Howto Install Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate Steps on VMware Workstation 8.

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

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