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.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
First Update Apt Sources
sudo apt update
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Then Updgrade System (Optional)
sudo apt upgrade
This also to Get Installed the Latest Kernel.
Installing the VMware Tools
sudo apt install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop
Assure that Linux will Load VMware Tools at Boot:VMware Tools Loaded on Boot
Last to Enable Tools without Logout try:
Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
SetUp DropBox on Mint.
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