How-to Install VMWare Tools on Debian Stable Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

November 12th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Tools on Debian Stable

This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Debian Stable Desktops.

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

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

Install VMWare Tools on Debian Stable - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Kickoff > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing VMware Tools on Debian Stable -  Kde5 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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