How to Install VMware Tools In Linux Mint 16 Guest Virtual Machine

There is nothing so fancy about installing vmware tools in linux distribution but on some friends demand here we go again . I am using vmware fusion to show you how to install for vmware workstation and vmware process it pretty same .

First install Linux Mint in virtual machine like another virtual machine installation .
Then click on

Steps :

1 . click on vm and choose install vmware tools . ( In fusion click on virtual machine then install vmware tools )

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2 . It will mount vmware tools cdrom containing vmware tools package . ( its compress tar )

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Okay Now open terminal .

3 . Now open that mounted CD-ROM ( Labeled “VMware Tools “) and copy VMwareTools-9.*.tar.gz file to desktop

4 . Double Click to open and choose extract and choose destination folder to desktop

Extract To desktop

5 . Now open that extracted vmware-tools-distrib Folder

6 . Right click on that folder and choose Open in Terminal it will open terminal and cd into that folder

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7 . Now type :

sudo perl vmware-install.pl 
*Enter Your Password *

hit enter to select  yes

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After Installation reboot Virtual machine  . Now enjoy your virtual machine .

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