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How to install open-vm-tools (Open Virtual Machine Tools)Ástþór IP
VMware recommends using open-vm-tools instead of VMware tools as outlined in this article. The benefits of using open-vm-tools include improved stability as the package is optimized for each distribution, automatic updates smaller footprint.
Installing open-vm-tools on Debian Linux is very easy, just install the package using apt-get and reboot the machine when completed.
1. Install the open-vm-tools package
apt-get install open-vm-tools
2. Reboot the machine