How-to Install VMWare-Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

November 15th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce

How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia Xfce 32/64-bit Desktop, the Step-by-Step Simple Complete Visual-Guide Tutorial.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Mint 15 Xfce 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 Easy How-to Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.

Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce - Featured
  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
    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce - Open VMware-Tools tar.gz Archive
  3. Extract VMware-Tools into /tmp
    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce - Extract VMware-Tools tar.gz Archive
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce - Open Terminal
  5. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply this Patch:

      VMware-Tools Patch
    • Execute Installation Script
      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 “not a valid path” for linux-headers Look:

      Solve Kernel-Headers Not Valid Path

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

     

    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 15 Xfce - Success

  6. VMware Tools Installation Troubleshooting Guides:

    VMWare Tools Troubleshooting
  7. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  8. VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

    How-to Install Linux Mint 15 Olivia Xfce Steps on VMWare Fusion 6

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