How to Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 18.10

This video shows you the steps to install VMware Tools on Ubuntu/Linux virtual machine step by step.

How to Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 18.10 Step by Step

NOTE: By following this video you can also install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 18.10 / 18.04 / 17.10 / 16.10.

To install VMware Tools on Ubuntu:

Step 1: If you have not installed Ubuntu on VMware Workstation before, check out the videos below.

Ubuntu 18.10 ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU23QfybADQ
Ubuntu 18.04 ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOA8wyS-urQ
Ubuntu 17.10 ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdbUjLo-gqg
Ubuntu 16.10 ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggEiiqfwZNU

Step 2: After installing Ubuntu using VMware, you need to install VMware Tools. With VMware 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 Ubuntu virtual machine.

Step 4: After the VMware Tools image is mounted on Ubuntu, go to the mounted drive and copy all the files.

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

Step 6: Run the following commands in Terminal in order to install VMware Tools on Ubuntu.

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

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

➦ shutdown -r now

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

Step 9: If you encounter the Ubuntu 18.10 screen resolution problem, you can troubleshoot this problem by watching the video below.

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