Oct 31, · Installing VMware tools on an Ubuntu guest. VMware tools can be obtained from: the open-vm-tools package in Ubuntu. xbook.info ; your VMware host (this method does not xbook.info packages) VMware recommends users to use open-vm-tools on Linux, including Ubuntu. Installing from Ubuntu package open-vm-tools on Trusty Tahr and later. Apr 24, · Re: Ubuntu LTS will not install VMWare Tools shared folders ability kksww Apr 24, PM (in response to emcp) eh, meet a new problom after update to fusion~. I started testing the new Ubuntu beta so, I installed it on my Windows 10 machine running VMware Workstation 14 Pro. For those wanting to test the new Ubuntu on VMware Workstation, the steps below shows you how to get VMware Tools installed. VMware Tools are suite of utilities that enhances the virtual. Recently, I've created a few Ubnuntu LTS (GNU/Linux Ubuntu sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools-lts-trusty Debian sudo apt-get. This post will show you how to install VMware Tools on Ubuntu There are multiple way to install VMware Tools into an Ubuntu VM. Using Ubuntu LTS (Trusty) or Debian Wheezy apt-get/aptitude is the preferred way, the package name is open-vm-tools-lts-trusty or.