How to Install VMWare Tools on Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic 32-64bit Easy Guide

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

Installing VMware Tools for Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic

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

And the VMware Tools Installation on Xubuntu 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 Xubuntu on VMWare…

Because with the VMWare Tools Installed you will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchange Files with the Host System!

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  1. How to Quick-Start with Command Line on Xubuntu:

    Xubuntu 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

    Drag & Resize the Window to Check that the Tools are Working.
    Then the Desktop should automatically Fit the window’s Size.

  5. Get Installed DropBox for Easy File Sharing VMs OS
    SetUp DropBox on Xubuntu.

    VMware-Tools Installation Guides for Other Linux Distros:

    How to Install the VMWare Tools on Linux Distros

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