How-to Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy Easy Guide

October 18th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy i386/amd64 KDE4 Desktop, the Easy Visual-Guide.

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

Comprehends All the Screen-shots taken during Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 Saucy that Show Every Single Step and Setup of the Process…

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

Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - 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. On Pop-Up Open on Dolphin File Manager

     

    Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - Open on Dolphin File Manager

  3. Double-Click the Archive on Dolphin
    Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - Dolphin
  4. Click on Extract Button on Archive Manager
    Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - Archive Manager
  5. Select tmp Folder as Destination
    Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - Extraction Path
  6. Open Terminal Window
    Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - Open Terminal
  7. Install some Prerequisite Stuff
    sudo su

    Install Needed Packages

    apt-get install make gcc
  8. VMWare Tools Installation:

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

    Install VMware Tools on Kubuntu 13.10 - Success
  9. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
  10. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  11. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings

Howto Install Linux Kubuntu 13.10 Steps on VMWare Fusion 5

VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros