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[Guide] How to install VMWare Tools on Fedora 16

In last article we learn How to Install Fedora 16 on VMware Workstation 8. Now its time to install VMware Tools on Fedora 16. VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtualmachine’s guest operating system and improves management of the virtualmachine.Installing VMware Tools in the guest operating system is vital. Although the guest operating system can run without VMware Tools, but you lose important functionality.

Guys follow below steps to install VMware tools on Fedora 16,
1. Install all required Prerequisite as shown below,
From a terminal session run the following commands,
su -
yum -y update
yum -y install gcc make kernel-headers kernel-devel
shutdown -r now

Once Fedora VM powered on, Right Click on Virtual Machine & Click on “Install VMware Tools” option,

 Now go to Computer as shown below 
 Open CDROM & Copy VMware Tools tar file to Home folder,
 Now navigate to Home folder & untar vmware tools,
#cd /home/santosh
#tar -xvzf VMwareTools-8.8.0-471268.tar.gz

 Now go VMware Tools folder & run vmware-tools.pl file as shown below,
#cd vmware-tools-distrib
As shown below you can see the installed VMware tools with version..


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