Install Vmware tools in centos

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

wget http://dl.aminserve.com/VMwareTools-8.6.0-425873.tar.gz

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
./vmware-install.pl or perl vmware-install.pl

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

Remove unnecessary files and reboot:

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

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