How-to Install VMWare Tools on Xubuntu 13.04 Raring i386/amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 16th, 2013 by Regaz

How-to Install VMware Tools on Xubuntu 13.04 Raring




The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Xubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail 32bit/64bit Desktop.

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

Relax and Take the Time to Look, Follow and Enjoy this Complete and Detailed Guide.

Comprehends All the Screen-shots taken during Installation that Show Every Single Step and Setup of the Process…

Install VMware Tools Xubuntu 13.04 Raring - VMWare-Baloon
  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 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. Double-Click on VMWare Tools CD on Desktop
    Install VMware Tools Xubuntu 13.04 Raring - Open VMWare Tools CD
  3. Drag the Archive into Your Home Directory

  4. Double Click on VMWare-Tools to Extract by Archive ManagerInstall VMware Tools Xubuntu 13.04 Raring - Open VMWare Tools on Archive Manager
  5. Extract Into /tmp DirectoryInstall VMware Tools Xubuntu 13.04 Raring - Extraction
  6. Open Terminal Window
    Install VMware Tools Xubuntu 13.04 Raring - Open Terminal
  7. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  8. 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.

    In Case you Got Kernel Header “” is not a valid path Look:

    Troubleshooting VMware-Tools Installation

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

    Install VMware Tools Xubuntu 13.04 Raring - Success
  9. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshootings Look:

  10. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
  11. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  12. How-to Install Linux Xubuntu 12 Xfce Steps on VMWare Fusion 4

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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