Install Vmware tools in centos

Login to your linux box using ssh and download the package:


Copy the package into “tmp” directory and start the installation:

cp VMwareTools-8.6.0-425873.tar.gz /tmp/
cd /tmp
tar -zxvf VMwareTools-8.6.0-425873.tar.gz
cd vmware-tools-distrib
./ or perl

To the end of the installation, reply the default answer to all questions by hitting the “Enter” key.

Remove unnecessary files and reboot:

rm -rf /sec/VMwareTools-8.6.0-425873.tar.gz
rm -rf /sec/vmware-tools-distrib

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