Install VMWare tools on OpenSUSE 11.2


To install VMWare tools folow next steps :

  1. Launch YaST > Software >  Software Management
  2. Remove open-vm-tools, libvmtools,vmware-guest-kpm-desktop,open-vm-toolsgui


  1. Change Filter to Patterns, and make sure c++ compiler is installed (gcc) , make, kernel-desktop-devel . In my case it was not so install itimage
  2. Close YaST
  3. Right-click the VMWare guest in the VMWare client, and click Install VMWare tools
  4. Open Terminal
  5. Type mount /dev/cdrom /media
  6. Type cp /media/*.tar.gz /tmp
  7. Type cd /tmp
  8. Type tar -zxvf VM*.tar.gz
  9. Type /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib/ and follow default values or not,  or just type –default after commandimage
  10. Type init 6 to restart the server

  11. Type /etc/init.d/vmware-tools status to make sure it is runningimageimage

ENJOY  – regards to everybody


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