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How to install VMware tools

In this article we are going to discus, how to install vmware tools on Linux environment, the vmware tools allow us to make a unity with parent operating system also enable copy & past. So just follow the below steps.

STEP 1.

Move your cursor upside and click on vm tab then select Install vmware Tools option, after clicking on install vmware tool a small window will appear in front of you close this window and follow below commands.

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STEP 2.

Run tar command for unzip VMware tool package using following command.

# tar  -zxvf  /media/VMware\  tools/VMwareTools-9.9.0-2304977.tar.gz

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STEP 3.

Now going in vmware-tools directory using following command.

# cd  vmware-tools-distrib/

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STEP 4.

Now run setup file of VMware tool using following command and hit Enter when it’s asking anything, after completing this command restart your pc using by Reboot command, then enjoy you VMware tool features.

# ./vmware-install.pl

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#reboot

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