How to Install VMware Tools in Debian Virtual Machine

This informative video teaches the detailed steps to successfully install VMware Tools on a virtual machine running Debian 9.9 within VMware Workstation Pro. Follow along carefully to ensure a smooth and efficient installation process.

How to Build VMware Tools in Debian Virtual Machine

To setup VM Tools on Debian 9.9:

Step 1: If you have not done a Debian setup before, please refer to the following videos to install Debian using VMware and VirtualBox.

VM Workstation ➦
VirtualBox ➦

Step 2: Installing VM Tools after installing Debian 9.9 on virtualization programs is highly recommended.

Step 3: Setting up VM Tools on a VM is straightforward.

Step 4: To set up VM Tools, click on the VM menu and select the “VMware Tools” option.

Step 5: The CD image will be automatically mounted on the system.

Step 6: Copy the “tools-distrib” folder in the .tar.gz file to your desktop.

Step 7: Open Terminal in the “tools-distrib” folder and go to Root Access.

Step 8: Run “./” in Terminal.

Step 9: After installing it, restart your Linux system.

Step 10: You can now use your Debian virtual machine in full-screen mode and transfer files between the host and VM.

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