Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Mate
How to Install the VMware Tools for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate 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 16 Petra 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 Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Easy How to Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Petra Guide.
Start the Process of Downloading and Mounting the VMware Tools CD with:
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…
Double-Click on Archive and Extract VMware-Tools into /tmp
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
VMWare Tools Installation:
Access the Target Directory
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply this Patch:
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Execute Installation Script
Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings…
Possibly Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.
This is the Sign of Success! :)
VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:
VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
Finally, to Enable VMware Tools without Logout
VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:
How to Install the VMware Tools on Linux Distros