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how to install vmware tool in backtrack 5 R3 step by step [ how to ]

Posted on  8/19/2012
STAGE 3
This is second part of  << backtrack virtual machine installation tutorial 
in this tutorial i will cover how to install vmware tools and additionally how to install
Reboot and login with default username and password

<pre class="codesBash">username : root

password : toor

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  Before installing vmware tools
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  <p>
    ONLY KDE users ,  fix unable to create symlink problem :
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  <pre class="codesBash">[email protected]:~# mkdir /etc/cups/ppd</pre>
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  <b>Prepare Kernels  Source </b>
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<pre class="codesBash"> [email protected]:~#prepare-kernel-sources</pre>

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  <b>Change Root password of backtrack 5 R3 installation </b>
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<pre class="codesBash">[email protected]:~#passwd root 

Enter New UNIX Password : Retype New UNIX Password : passwd : Password Updated Successfully

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  After Prepare kernel sources now , Install vmware tools
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  1 : Eject and Disconnect Backtrack if its still mounted<br /> 2 : click on vm and choose install vmware tools<br /> 3 : if  mount automatically then its okay else mount manually
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<pre class="codesBash">[email protected]:~#mkdir /mnt/vmtools

[email protected]:#mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/vmtools/ mount : block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only [email protected]:#cp /mnt/vmtools/VMwareTools-8.8.4-743747tar.gz /tmp [email protected]:~#cd /tmp [email protected]:/tmp#tar zxpf VMwareTools-8.8.4-743747tar.gz [email protected]:/tmp#cd vmware-tools-distrib/ [email protected]:/vmware-tools-distrib/#perl ./vmware-install.pl

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  it will ask many question if you are not sure just go with defaults and when it finish installing simply type<br /> fix-splash
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<pre class="codesBash">[email protected]:fix-splash

[email protected]:reboot

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