Installing VMware Tools for CentOS Server
Hello CentOS User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMWare Tools on CentOS Server 32/64-bit 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 CentOS on VMWare…
Because with the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!
Login into Server’s Shell
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Then to Update System
sudo yum update
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
And for Installing the VMware Tools
sudo yum install open-vm-tools
- Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout