Installing VMware Tools for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Linux
You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Unity i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.
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 Ubuntu 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:
Virtual Machine > Install VMWare Tools
If the VMWare Tools are Not Already on your Hard Drive you Should Wait Until the Archive is Downloaded from VMWare Update Server…
Before to Start the Installation you Need to have the CDRom Unmounted… If Not the Window Containing the Tools will Not Pop-Up. If you Need to Unmount/Eject the CDRom go to Places, Open a Window and Eject the CDRom.
- 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 Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
VMWare Tools Installation:
Access the Target Directory
To Get Enabled the Shared Folders Apply PatchVMWare-Tools Patch
Execute Installation Script
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
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
Drag & Resize the Window to Check that the Tools are Working.
Then the Desktop should automatically Fit the window’s Size.
Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
Here is the VMWare Tools Troubleshooting Guide
VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:
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