How-to Install VMWare Tools on Zorin 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 31st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing VMware Tools for Zorin Linux

Hello Zorin User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Zorin Core i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

As of Sept 2015, VMware recommends using the distribution-specific open-vm-tools instead of the VMware Tools package for guest machines.

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 Zorin on VMWare…

With the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

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  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop.

    Install VMware Tools Zorin Linux - Zorin 12 Open Terminal
  2. Installing VMware Tools

    sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop
  3. Now to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout

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