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cannot mount vmware tools cdrom in VMware Player

Yes I know, there is another thread but I have another issue. I am using Windows 7 as host and debian 8 as client. I have configured a cdrom device in VM-Ware config and I have choosen the debian-8-...
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VMware Tools Update automatically

My Setup VMWare Workstation 12 Pro Windows Virtual Machines VMware Tools Update is configured to Update Automatically Select the virtual machine and select VM > Settings. On the Options ...
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VMware Workstation 12 Pro - Error updating VMware Tools on Ubuntu 14.10

Workstation 12 Pro - 12.1.0 build-3272444 Individual license Guest OS : Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit VMware Tools: 9.6.2.31837 (build-1688356) VM works fine except... Updating VMware Tools, download stage ...
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VMware Tools does not resize the display on latest VMware Player

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Workstation 12 Player. For some type of unknown reason, when I installed VMware Tools, it asked me if I wanted to install "this legacy version". Has VMware stopped ...
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What file is proper to install the vmware tools in geust os Linux mint 17.1 mate?

I want to install the vmware tools to share my folder between Windows host and Linux mint 17.1 mate guest. But my workstation can not be connected to internet due to security policy in my company. ...
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Open Host applications from VMWare guest

I have a Windows 7 host and a Linux (CentOS) guest VMWare installation. I often use gnome-open in the guest to open a URL in the default browser. Is there a way to open the host’s browser instead? ...
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VMware Player “Manage > Install VMware Tools…” is Disabled

Note: I will be answering this question myself to help other people who come across this problem in the future. Feel free to submit your own answers if you want, but know that it's already answered! ...
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What are the advantages of installing vmware tools on a non-gui linux distro?

I know this software is usefull when using a gui OS because it adds some features such as auto size screen. But what features are added to a non-gui distro?
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VMware SVGA driver on Windows 95 fails to install

So one day I decided to try out Windows 95 in VMware Workstation (I'm using 11.1.0). I install VMware Tools, however there is an error: This program has performed an illegal operation and will be ...
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Get The VMware Tools SVGA Driver On ReactOS?

I'm setting up a ReactOS 0.3.15 X86-32 virtual machine in VMware Player 6.0.1. VMware player doesn't officially support ReactOS so as suggested in the ReactOS installation guide (http://www.reactos....
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Linux-headers and images in Ubuntu after installing vmware-tools

Can I run a dist-upgrade for linux-headers and images in Ubuntu after installing vmware-tools? I ask this because I think vmware-tools also install something like a header and image which could be ...
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Can't install VMware tools on Linux Mint 17

I just downloaded VMWare player 6.0.3 because I had major issues with VirtualBox. I need to share a folder and for this, I need VMware tools. I tried clicking Player>Manage>Install VMware tools: the ...
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VMWare shared folder out of sync

After booting the guest system, the shared folders are in sync and all works well. As soon as I make a change to one of the files on my host system (Windows 7), the file on the guest system (Ubuntu) ...
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Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation + VMware Tools installed, any way to enable copy-paste support between guest and host?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 on a virtual machine on VMware Workstation and VMware Tools are properly installed, however there doesn't seem to be any support for copy-pasting between the host and ...
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Not able to mount/install vmware tools

I'm using the vmware player 6. I installed Mint 15 Olivia (MATE 64bit), everything is fine...except that I cannot install vmware tools. When I start the vm and click im vmware menu: player/manage/...
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VMware tools installer error on Windows 2000 guest: “Setup was unable to upgrade the Windows Installer.”

I am trying to install VMware tools on a Windows 2000 Guest machine. However, when I run the setup, I get the following error: Setup was unable to upgrade the Windows Installer. I am using ...
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VMWARE - Why can't I find the vmware-tools ISO for linux guest?

In their website vmware claims that if we are "Unable to locate the ISO image for the VMware Tools installation" then we can just download it. I followed the link indicated and I can find ISO's for ...
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VMWARE - I installed vmware tools but cannot find vmware-toolbox

I have a windows host and a linux (ubuntu) guest. Versions: HOST - Windows 7 GUEST - Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS VMWARE TOOLS installed (output from vmware-toolbox-cmd -v): 9.2.0.15626 (build-799703) ...
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How to install Linux on VMware with Windows 7 Premium Host

I have an ASUS laptop with 6 GB RAM, Windows 7 64-Bit m/c. I followed this to install VMware, Linux: Installing VM (with Ubuntu + RVM + Ruby + Rails) on my Windows 7 system VMware (which has been ...
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A light Linux distro compatible with VM “guest” software?

Is there a light Linux distro (like PuppyLinux, Slitaz etc) but which supports "guest"/"support" software (like VMware Tools, VirtualBox Additions).
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Installing CentOS on VMware vCenter VM from remote console

I have a VM on my school's VMware vSphere server and I need to install CentOS on it, the disc is already in it but I can't install it 'cause the console doesn't work without VMware Tools (I can't ...
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Making VMware workstation install tools nag screen go away

A Windows XP host running VMware 7.1.4 keeps asking to install VMware tools for a Ubuntu guest and I select do not ask again but it continues to ask every-time VMware and that specific guest are ...
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VMWare-Tools Installation fails on Ubuntu 11.04

I am trying to install VMwareTools-8.4.6-385536.tar.gz (VMWare Tools) on the following operating system: Ubuntu 11.04 - Linux ubuntu 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC 2011 i686 ...
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vmware tools support in Ubuntu 11.04 guest OS

I have been trying to get vmware tools support successfully configured and started in my Ubuntu 11.04 guest. I am running a current version of vmware workstation on Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate with an ...
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Open-VM-Tools vs VMware-Tools

What is the difference between the Open-VM-Tools package and the tool that come with VMware ESX/ESXi? The wondering this because the ones from VMware are not compiled for anything but RPM and I use ...
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VMware tools for Ubuntu 10.10

When will VMware publish a version of VMware tools for Ubuntu 10.10? The small screen is killing me.