The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools for LXLE 12.04 LTS i386/amd64 Linux.
Just Take the Time of Carefully Looking, Reading and Following the Detailed Instructions and Commands Contained in this Guide.
You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with LXLE 12 on VMWare…
With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!
You Find Detailed VMWare Installation Troubleshooting 2 the Article Bottom.
Start the VMWare Tools Installation:
- VMWare Fusion:
Virtual Machine >> Install VMWare Tools
- VMWare Workstation:
VM >> Install VMWare Tools
If Got VMware Tools Not Available for this Guest then:Download VMware-Tools Manually
- VMWare Fusion:
- After Downloading the Window Containing the Tools Should Pop-Up
Double-Click on the VMWare Tools Archive to Decompress it.
Extract Into /tmp Directory
Open a Command Line Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Installing the Pre-Requisite Stuff
sudo su -c "apt-get install gcc linux-headers-$(uname -r)"
VMWare Tools Installation:
Access the Target Directory
- Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:VMWare-Tools Patch
Execute Installation Script
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! :)
- Access the Target Directory
- Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
Here is the VMWare Tools Troubleshooting Guide:
Install DropBox for Easy Stuff Sharing on LXLE: