How-to Install VMWare-Tools on Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon Easy Visual-Guide

December 5th, 2013 by Stalker

Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon




How-to Install the VMWare Tools for Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon 32/64bit 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.

Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon - 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 Archive and Extract VMware-Tools into /tmp
    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon - Extract Archive
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon - Open Terminal
  4. VMWare Tools Installation:
    • Access the Target Directory
      cd /tmp/vmware*
    • To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply this Patch:

      VMware-Tools Patch
    • Login as SuperUser
      su 

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

    • Execute Installation Script
      ./vmware-install.pl

      Follow to Accept All the Default Proposed Settings

      Eventually Answer “Yes” to Enable Load New Kernel Modules at Boot.

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

     

    Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon - Success

  5. VMWare Tools Troubleshootings
  6. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    Get VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
  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

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