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Please note that 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.
You can find a tutorial on installing open-vm-tools on Debian Tutorials:
How to install open-vm-tools (Open Virtual Machine Tools)
1. Install kernel headers and tools required to compile and install VMware tools:
apt-get install binutils cpp gcc make psmisc linux-headers-$(uname -r)
2. Mount the cdrom drive inside the guest server. Make sure you have mounted the VMware tools virtual cd from the host before moving on.
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt
3. Extract VMware tools to the tmp directory:
tar -C /tmp -zxvf /mnt/VMwareTools-x.x.x-x.tar.gz
The filename depends on the VMware host version.
4. We have already extracted the files to a temporary locations and the virtual disk isn’t needed anymore. Unmount the virtual cd:
5. Start the installation:
Accept the defaults for every question.
6. Reboot your server
VMware tools is now installed and configured.