Turnkey Linux: Install VMWARE Tools

If you want VMWARE Tools on your Turnkey Linux VM, do the following:

Replace the VMwareTools.tar.gz file with the one that the ESXi host presents to you.

apt-get install make gcc

apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

Insert the VMware tools cd in the drive

mount /dev/cdrom /mnt

cp /mnt/VMwareTools-8.6.5-621624.tar.gz /tmp

cd /

cd /tmp

tar xvzf VMwareTools-8.6.5-621624.tar.gz

cd vmware-tools-distrib/


hit enter to accept all the defaults during the installation




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