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Install VMware Tools on Debian Squeeze

1. Installation der benötigten Pakete

aptitude install autoconf automake binutils cpp gcc linux-headers-$(uname -r) make psmisc

2. VMware Tools einbinden

mkdir /tmp/vmtools
mount /dev/cdrom /tmp/vmtools

3. Tools entpacken

tar -C /tmp -vfx /tmp/vmtools/VMwareTools*.tar.gz

4. Installationsscript starten

cd /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib

Bemerkung: Man kann als Alternative zu den VMware Tools auch die “open-vm-tools” installieren.

aptitude install open-vm-tools

Dazu wird “contrib” in der sources.list benötigt !

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