5. On a Windows based host and guest machines; shared copy and pastclipboards and drag and drop of files from host to guest and vice versa.
:In Ubuntu bring up the terminal by clicking “Applications” -> “Accessories” ->“Terminal.”In the Terminal you will be typing commands:
sudo apt-get install gcc-4.0 make linux-headers-$(uname -r)
The computer will download a few things.
sudo ln -s /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 /usr/bin/gcc
From the VMWare Workstation/Server menu, choose
VM->Install VMware Tools
. You should see a mounted CD image show up on thedesktop.5.
Extract and install the tools.
tar xvfz /cdrom/VMwareTools-5.5.2-29772.tar.gz
tar xvfz /cdrom/VMwareTools-1.0.1-29996.tar.gz
Accept the default locations for the prompts.12.
At the screen resolution option, choose the appropriate resolution for yourscreen.