How to Install VMware Tools on Mageia GNU/Linux

March 31, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

VMware-Tools Mageia Linux Installation Guide

Hello Mageia User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the VMWare Tools in Mageia GNU/Linux 32/64-bit Desktop.

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

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a much More Pleasant Journey with Mageia Linux on a VMWare VM

Finally, with the VMWare Tools Installed you Can Custom Easy-Resizing the Screen Just Dragging and More your Guest will Dispose Also of Shared Folders to Easy Exchanging Files with the Host System!

How to Install VMware Tools for Mageia Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install VMware Tools for Mageia Linux - Open Terminal
  2. Installing the VMware Tools:

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

    Or with Urpmi:

    sudo urpmi open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop

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

  3. To Enable the VMware Tools without Rebooting
    Try:

    vmware-user-suid-wrapper

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