Install Vmware Tools in Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial will show you how to install vmware tools in Ubuntu 12.04,after which you can improve performance and management of the virtual machine’s guest operating system. Installing VMware Tools eliminates or improves the following issues:

  • Low video resolution
  • Inadequate color depth
  • Incorrect display of network speed
  • Restricted movement of the mouse
  • Inability to copy and paste and drag-and-drop files
  • Missing sound

1.Click VM (Vmware Station) or Virtual Machine(Vmware Player) and click Install VMware Tools..

2.The system will download Vmware Tools and open it automatically, just right-click it and extract it to your home directory

3.Open a terminal by pressing Ctl+Alt+t in Ubuntu 12.04

4.Then run below command to install VMware Tools

sudo ./vmware-tools-distrib/vmware-install.pl

5.Then just follow the instructions to finish the installation,default answer will be ok

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