Installing VMware tools on CentOS

Select Guest-> Install / Upgrate VMware tools from the drop-down menu Login to CentOS and mount the CDROM

[[email protected] ~]# mkdir / mnt / cdrom[[email protected] ~]# mount / dev / cdrom / mnt / cdrom mount: block device / dev / cdrom is write-protected, mounting read-only

Change to directory / mnt / cdroom

[[email protected] ~]# cd / mnt / cdrom

Unpack VMware Tools to / tmp directory

[[email protected] ~]# tar -C / tmp -zxvf VMwareTools-5.5.3-34685.tar.gz

Run the installation

[[email protected] ~]# cd / tmp / vmware-tools-distrib[[email protected] ~]# ./vmware-install.pl —default

Clean up the / tmp directory

[[email protected] ~]# rm -rf / tmp / vmware-tools-distrib

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