How-to Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32-64bit Easy Guide

June 17th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing VMware Tools for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Then you need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Ubuntu on VMWare…

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

Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Open  Terminal



  2. Then to Update System

    sudo apt upgrade

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. And for Installing the VMware Tools

    sudo apt install open-vm-tools \
    open-vm-tools-desktop



  4. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout
    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  5. Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
    SetUp DropBox on Mint.

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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