how to Install VMware Tools on ubuntu 9.04 ?

by kartook on June 3, 2009

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Install VMware Tools on ubuntu 9.04

How can I install VMware Tools in Ubuntu 9.04?

To install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 9.04, you can download and run a script from that installs the VMware Tools automatically. Below is described how to do this.

Open a terminal window and execute the following command to download the script:

Now run the script that installs VMware Tools (Warning: it will download some files)

sudo bash ./

When the script promps for answers, just hit Enter as defaults are OK. If you’re using VMware Fusion, Server or Workstation, reboot the virtual machine and you are done.

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coolcom June 11, 2009 at 4:05 pm

You are a lifesaver, can confirm that this also works on Debian 5.0 (Lenny). YOU ROCK!!!


David June 14, 2009 at 4:21 pm

Thank you!!! It was easy to follow and worked perfectly!


Omar Al-Beik June 15, 2009 at 7:12 am

thanks it was very helpfull
thank you very much


Martin June 15, 2009 at 11:16 am

A lot of hours saved. It perfectly works!! Thank you!!


muha June 15, 2009 at 11:47 am

Thanks for this nice script.


mmiy July 8, 2009 at 7:10 am

thanks,It was very easy and helpful.


Matt July 10, 2009 at 2:48 pm

Perfect! Woked amazingly for my ubuntu 9.04


Moon July 18, 2009 at 9:37 am

You are genius!!!Fantastic!


robbiem July 24, 2009 at 6:45 pm

Thank you, thank you, the script was a god send. Don’t know what it did, but it did it very well. THANKS


kuril November 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm

Dude its works fine on kubuntu also …. you save a lot of time

Thanks a lot pal



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