How to Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 19.04

In this instructional video, you will be guided through the necessary steps to successfully install VMware Tools on your Ubuntu/Linux virtual machine. This process is crucial for your virtual environment’s optimal performance and functionality. Follow the steps provided in the video to ensure a smooth and hassle-free installation.

How to Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 19.04 Step by Step

To build VM Tools on Ubuntu:

Step 1: Watch the videos below if you have not previously installed Ubuntu on VMware Workstation.

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Step 2: After installing Ubuntu using VMware, you must install VMware Tools. With the virtual machine tools, you can use all the features of the Ubuntu virtual machine.

Step 3: On the VMware VM menu, click Install VMware Tools to install VMware Tools on the virtual machine.

Step 4: Copy all the files to the mounted drive after the VMware Tools image is mounted.

Step 5: Open the Terminal in the folder where you copied the files.

Step 6: Run the following commands in the terminal to set up VMware Tools on Ubuntu.

➦ tar -xvzf VMwareTools-10.1.6-5214329.tar.gz
➦ cd vmware-tools-distrib
➦ sudo ./ -d

Step 7: Restart the virtual machine for the changes to take effect. You can use the “shutdown -r now” command in the terminal prompt.

➦ shutdown -r now

Step 8: Watch the entire video to install VM Tools on Linux/Ubuntu.

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