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

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

username : root
password : toor

Before installing vmware tools

ONLY KDE users ,  fix unable to create symlink problem :

root@bt:~# mkdir /etc/cups/ppd
Prepare Kernels  Source 

Change Root password of backtrack 5 R3 installation 

root@bt:~#passwd root 
Enter New UNIX Password : 
Retype New UNIX Password : 
passwd : Password Updated Successfully

After Prepare kernel sources now , Install vmware tools

1 : Eject and Disconnect Backtrack if its still mounted
2 : click on vm and choose install vmware tools
3 : if  mount automatically then its okay else mount manually

root@bt:~#mkdir /mnt/vmtools
root@bt:~#mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/vmtools/
mount : block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only
root@bt:~#cp /mnt/vmtools/VMwareTools-8.8.4-743747tar.gz /tmp
root@bt:~#cd /tmp
root@bt:/tmp#tar zxpf VMwareTools-8.8.4-743747tar.gz
root@bt:/tmp#cd vmware-tools-distrib/
root@bt:/vmware-tools-distrib/#perl ./

it will ask many question if you are not sure just go with defaults and when it finish installing simply type


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