Installing VMware manually in backtrack 5
Next in the VMware Player, click on the VM -> Install VMware Tools; this will mount a CD containing.Type following commands to setup VMware tools.
root@bt:~# cd /usr/src/linux
root@bt:~# cp -rf include/generated/* include/linux/
After this series of questions to come, if you are unsure about them let them default.
root@bt:~# cp -f /media/VMware\ Tools/VMwareTools-8.4.6-385536.tar.gz /root/
root@bt:~# tar xvfz VMwareTools-8.4.6-385536.tar.gz
root@bt:~# cd vmware-tools-distrib/
If you see the preceding communication in the terminal means that the installation was winning, now, after a quick restart of the VMware tools be supposed to be operational, as well do not forget to arrange the home screen.
In which directory do you want to install the binary files?
The configuration of VMware Tools 8.4.6 build-385536 for Linux for this running
Kernel completed successfully.
You must restart your X session before any mouse or graphics changes take
You can now run VMware Tools by invoking "/usr/bin/vmware-toolbox-cmd" from the
Command line or by invoking "/usr/bin/vmware-toolbox" from the command line
During an X server session.
To enable advanced X features (e.g., guest resolution fit, drag and drop, and
File and text copy/paste), you will need to do one (or more) of the following:
1. Manually start /usr/bin/vmware-user
2. Log out and log back into your desktop session; and,
3. Restart your X session.
To use the vmxnet driver, restart networking using the following commands:
Found VMware Tools CDROM mounted at /media/VMware Tools. Ejecting device
root@bt:~# shutdown -r 0