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VMware-workstation-full-7.0.0-203739 is my wmware that is installled.
my guest os is linux 5.1.
and i am going to follow these instructionsssssssssssssss
Install VMware Tools in a Linux Guest
Before you begin, make sure the virtual machine is powered on and the guest operating system is running.
To install VMware Tools in a Linux guest
On the host, select VM > Install VMware Tools.
If an earlier version of VMware Tools is installed, the menu item is Update VMware Tools. If the current version is installed, the menu item is Reinstall VMware Tools.
On the guest, log in as root.
If your Linux distribution does not automatically mount CD-ROMs, mount the VMware Tools virtual CD-ROM image.
If necessary, create the /mnt/cdrom directory:
Mount the CD-ROM drive.
Some Linux distributions use different device names or organize the /dev directory differently. If your CD-ROM drive is not /dev/cdrom or if the mount point for a CD-ROM is not /mnt/cdrom, modify the command to reflect the conventions used by your distribution.
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
Change to a working directory (for example, /tmp):
If a previous installation exists, delete the previous vmware-tools-distrib directory.
The location of this directory depends on where you placed it during the previous installation. Often it is placed in /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib.
Uncompress the installer:
tar zxpf /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-<x.x.x>-<yyyy>.tar.gz
The value <x.x.x> is the product version number and <yyyy> is the build number of the product release.
If necessary, unmount the CD-ROM image.
If your Linux distribution automatically mounted the CD-ROM, you do not need to unmount the image.
Run the VMware Tools installer.
Respond to the questions the command-line wizard displays on the screen. Press Enter to accept the default value. The configuration file, vmware-config-tools.pl, runs after the installer file finishes running.
If you are updating VMware Tools, reboot the virtual machine or manually reload the pvscsi, vmxnet, and vmxnet3 Linux kernel modules.
If you reload the modules, networking on the virtual machine is interrupted.
Enter the following commands to restore the network:
Log out of the root account.
these are instuctions...........
as mention earlier i stop the step 3 not mount the cdrom
kundi786 wrote:Copy the entire terminal session where you mount the directory, etc. and paste back to your next post here. Please bracket it with the code tags.
I am going to install the vmtool on guest os linux but i am not able to do it.
i am follow these instructions
step1 : go to vm setting of maching and click on install vmtool ..
after that i display a message in the bottom of machine which is mount the cd rom ,launched the terminal and uncompress the installer.
i also saw that a cdrom icon is display on my desktop which is i think iso image.i click on it but it is empty.
step2: i create a dir in /mnt like
Step3 : mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
at this step this return no meduim found..
what is this....
i can't able to go to further step untill my cdrom is not mounted.
how i can do this.....
please help from expert...................