How-to Install VMware Tools on Bodhi 3 Linux 32-64bit Easy Guide

May 26th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

VMware Tools Installation for Bodhi 3 Linux




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMware Tools on Linux Bodhi 3 Enlightenment i386/amd64 Desktop.

This same Process is Valid for All the VMware Desktop Softwares: VMware Player, VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion.

With the VMWare Tools Installed you Can Custom Easy-Resizing the Screen Just Dragging and more your Guest will also Dispose of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

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  1. 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
  2. Double-Click on VMware Tools CD

    Google-Chrome Bodhi 3 Installation - Open VMware Tools CD

  3. Right-Click on VMware Tools tar.gz >> Actions… >> Open Terminal Here

    Google-Chrome Bodhi 3 Installation - VMware Tools Folder Open Terminal Here

  4. Extracting VMware Tools Archive
    tar xvfz ./VMwareTools*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  5. Installing the Kernel Headers:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)"
  6. To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply Patch:

    VMWare-Tools Patch
  7. VMWare Tools Installation:

    cd /tmp/vmware*
    sudo 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 Get “not a valid path” for linux-headers Look:

    Troubleshooting VMware-Tools Installation

    This is the Sign of Success! :)

    Installing VMWare Tools Success
  8. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper

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