How to Install VMWare-Tools on Linux Mint 18 LTS

January 26, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

VMware Tools Linux Mint 18.x Installation Guide

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the VMware Tools on Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Silvya i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Linux Mint 18.1 Serena on the VMware Virtual Machine.

The VMware Tools Installation should improve VM Performances, enabling Custom Easy Screen Resizing and more your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

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

Step-by-step – VMware Tools Linux Mint 21 Installation
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    How to Quick Start with Command Line on Linux Mint

    Command Line Linux Mint Quick Start

    First, Update the Apt Repo Sources with:

    sudo apt update


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