VMware Fusion – Installing VMware Tools in Linux as a Guest OS

Once you install Linux as a guest OS, on the VMware Fusion menu, click Virtual Machine > Install VMware Tools
This will mount the VMware Tools. Open the mounted, VMware Tools, and copy the VMwareTools-9.6.2-1688356.tar to your desktop.
Now, open your Terminal, and type-in  the following.

root@networkshinobi:~# cd Desktop/
root@networkshinobi:~# tar -xf VMwareTools-9.6.2-1688356.tar.gz
root@networkshinobi:~# cd vmware-tools-distrib/
root@networkshinobi:~# perl vmware-install.pl

Then accepts all the default except for If it ask you to change the path for kernel header, type-in no
When the installation is done, type-in reboot to reboot the system and apply the changes. After the reboot, log in to your Linux Guest OS, then you should be able to change the resolution, and use the drag and drop features.

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This blog is about the things I learned about computers and networking to help me to remember them as I push further my studies. I created this blog to help myself to continue my education; and if you find this blog helpful for your studies, that is great. That is one of the reasons why I made this blog, to share my interest and knowledge. Also, all the entries/posts I made are based on my views, opinion and for educational purposes only. If you see some mistakes, feel free to drop some comments. I would appreciate all the helpful comments. Thanks
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