The VMware Tools installation after Easy Install Ubuntu 14.4.1

Components:

  • MacBook Pro with Sierra 10.12.6 as Host
  • VMWare Fusion PRO 10.1.1
  • Ubuntu Desktop 64-bits 14.4.1 LST as Guest

Problem description:
I have installed Ubuntu using Easy Install. After powering on the VM I can’t install VMware Tools. The option is grey/unavailable.

Observation:
The CD-ROM can not be connected because of one error.

Solution:
Open VMware Fusion application > right click on the corresponding VM > Show in Finder > right click on the corresponding .vmwarevm file > Show Package Contents:

  • If you have autoinst.flp in the VM directory – rename
  • If you have autoinst.iso in the VM directory – rename

Where these files are present and/or configured in the vmx – the virtual machine will be launched in automatic installation mode that prevents the connection files iso vmware-tools

VMware Tools Installation

From VMware Fusion application Menu > Virtual Machine > Reinstall VMware Tools > Install
Follow install window indications for further installation inside Ubuntu OS.

Enjoy!

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