How-to Install VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya

November 5th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing VMware Tools for Mint 18.2 Sonya

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

And the VMWare Tools Min 18.2 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!

Furthermore you need to know how the VMWare Tools Mint 18.2 Setup will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Mint on VMWare.

Finally to know that VMware Now Recommends using the distribution-specific open-vm-tools instead of the VMware Tools package for guest machines.

Install VMware Tools on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing VMware Tools for Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Open Terminal
  2. First Update Apt Sources

    sudo apt update

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

  3. Then Updgrade System (Optional)

    sudo apt upgrade

    This also to Get Installed the Latest Kernel.

  4. Installing the VMware Tools

    sudo apt install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop
  5. Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:

    VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
  6. Last to Enable Tools without Logout try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper
  7. Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
    SetUp DropBox on Mint.

    Mint Best Software:
    Best Software to Install on Linux Mint.

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