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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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install vmware-tools fails: unable to start services for VMware tools

I have vmware player 7.1.2 build-2780323 running linux mint on windows 8. Now I'm trying to install vmware-tools: 9.9.3 build-2759765. I'm following this document. But in the end of installation ...
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vmware debian vmxnet set_features() failed (-1)

I have a strange error in my vmware client (debian 7) on boot: something like: vmxnet error eth0: set_features() failed (-1) ... I am not able to copy it because when boot is finished and the ...
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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 ...