How to Install VMware Tools on Slackware 15.0 GNU/Linux

July 14, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Slackware 15.0 Installing VMware-Tools

Hi! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the VMWare Tools in Slackware 15.0 GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

But now the Open VM Tools are Not still Available for Slackware 15.0 so here instead we proceed to the Proprietary VWare Tools Installation.

You need to know that the VMWare Tools Installed and Working will Grant you a More Pleasant Journey with Slackware on the VMWare Virtual Machine.

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 on Slackware 15.0 GNU/Linux
  1. 1. Mounting VMware Tools

    So now to Mount VMware Tools CdRom
    On Workstation choose:

    VM” >> “Install VMware Tools
    Next the CD should available on File Manager:
    (Here on the KDE Plasma 5 Dolphin)
    Choose the “VMware Tools” on the Lower-Left:
     - VMware Tools


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