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Install Vmware Tools On Ubuntu

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The first thing that is important is that you will need to know is
that you have to install the compilation utilities, which aren't 
installed by default. Run these commands to get you started:

sudo apt-get install build-essential
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`

Now you'll want to navigate to the VM \ Install VMware Tools menu:

cp /cdrom/*.gz /tmp/
cd /tmp
tar xvzf VM*.gz
cd vmware*
sudo ./