Howto install VMware tool on Linux VMware

Howto install VMware tool on Linux Vmware

1. Open VMware Console on your screen

2. Click to VMware –> Install VMware tools

3. After that we need go to Linux console and install VMware tools

4.  Go to Linux Console

[root@Centos ]# mount /dev/cdrom /mnt
[root@Centos ]# cd /mnt
[root@Centos mnt]# cp VMwareTools-* /tmp
[root@Centos mnt]#cd /tmp
[root@Centos tmp]# tar -xzvf VMwareTools-*
[root@Centos tmp]# cd vmware-tools-distrib
[root@Centos vmware-tools-distrib]# ./vmware-install.pl
Installing VMware Tools.In which directory do you want to install the binary files?
[/usr/bin]What is the directory that contains the init directories (rc0.d/ to rc6.d/)?
[/etc/rc.d]What is the directory that contains the init scripts?
[/etc/rc.d/init.d]In which directory do you want to install the daemon files?
[/usr/sbin]

In which directory do you want to install the library files?
[/usr/lib/vmware-tools]

The installation of VMware Tools 9.2.0 build-799703 for Linux completed
successfully. You can decide to remove this software from your system at any
time by invoking the following command: “/usr/bin/vmware-uninstall-tools.pl”.

Before running VMware Tools for the first time, you need to configure it by
invoking the following command: “/usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl”. Do you want
this program to invoke the command for you now? [yes]

Initializing…
Making sure services for VMware Tools are stopped.

Stopping Thinprint services in the virtual machine:
Stopping Virtual Printing daemon: done
Stopping VMware Tools services in the virtual machine:
Guest operating system daemon: [ OK ]
VMware User Agent (vmware-user): [ OK ]
Blocking file system: [ OK ]
Unmounting HGFS shares: [ OK ]
Guest filesystem driver: [ OK ]
VM communication interface socket family: [ OK ]
VM communication interface: [ OK ]

 

5. Follow on that, you will install vmware tool on your Linux system.

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