VMware Tools are fully compatible with Ubuntu 10.04. If you’re running the latest version of Vmware software product,you can install newest version of Vmware Tools by following codes.

First attach the ISO image containing VMware Tools to the virtual machine. Then open a terminal window and execute the following commands

sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade
sudo mount /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom
cp /media/cdrom/VMware*.tar.gz /tmp
sudo umount /media/cdrom
cd /tmp
tar xzvf VMware*.gz
cd vmware-tools-distrib/
sudo ./vmware-install.pl

Just press Enter for default when the installation script asks for answers.

You can download an image from http://chrysaor.info/?page=images&filter=Ubuntu if you don’t have a disc with the ISO image and use this instead the second command in previous codes:

sudo mount -o loop PATH/TO/ISO /media/cdrom

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