How-to Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 26 Easy Guide

July 13th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing VMware Tools for Fedora 26

Hello Fedora User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 26 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Workstation.

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

Furthermore with the VMWare Tools Installed and Working you will have a more Pleasant journey with Fedora on VMWare…

Because with the VMWare Tools you’ll dispose also of the Shared Folders & Easy Screen Resizing features!

Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 26 - Featured
  1. First Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install VMWare Tools on Fedora 26 - Kde4 Open Terminal

  2. Then to Update System
    (Not mandatory you can make it later…)

    sudo dnf update

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

  3. And for Installing the VMware Tools

    sudo dnf install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop

  4. Finally to Enable VMWare Tools without Logout

VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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