How-to Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS Easy Guide

June 2, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

VMware Tools Ubuntu 18.04 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install VMWare Tools in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the VMware Tools Installation on Ubuntu 18.04 it’s Quick and Easy, involving the simple Execution of a Shell Command.

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 18.04 Bionic - Featured
  1. How-to Quick-Start with Command Line on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Console Quick-Start
  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 Ubuntu.

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How-to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros


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