How to Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 20 32-64bit Easy Guide

November 15, 2013 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Installing VMware Tools for Fedora 20

Hello Fedora User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 20 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Workstation.

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

Then you need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Fedora on VMWare…

Because with the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 20 - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 20 - Kde4 Open Terminal
  2. Then to Update System

    sudo yum update

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. And for Installing the VMware Tools

    sudo yum install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop
  4. Finally, to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout

    Drag & Resize the Window to Check that the Tools are Working.
    Then the Desktop should automatically Fit the window’s Size.

VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

How to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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