VMWare: Install the guest additions under Ubuntu

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If you run Ubuntu in VMWare, the installation og the guest additions is very simple:
  • sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-dkms
  • And that's it!

You can mount shared directories even in simple user mode. Example:
  • vmware-hgfsmounter .host:/shared /home/toto/monpartage

Published by deri58. Latest update on April 13, 2011 at 02:18 PM by deri58.
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