Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu Server 14.04

  1. In VMWare Workstation select Install Vmware Tools. This will then mount a virtual CDROM drive containing the required files.

2.. First we want to make a directory to copy the vmware tools files to.

3. We then want to mount the cdrom.

4. We then need to extract the tar.gz file.

5. Now we need to change directory to the /tmp/vamware-tools-distrib location.

6. The we will run the vmware-install.pl file.

Time to hit enter a bunch of times.