VMware Tools CentOS 6.x easy installation guide.
if you have installed new setup of centos or you haven’t installed yet, you need make, gcc, kernel-devel..
yum install gcc make kernel-devel
Install VMware Tools
Mount your VMWare tools by pressing “Install VMware Tools” in the VM menu.
Check you have root permissions. if needed press ‘su’.
cd /opt mkdir cdrom mount /dev/cdrom /opt/cdrom cd cdrom tar -zxvf VMWareTools-8.8.0-471268.tar.gz -C /opt umount /dev/cdrom cd /opt/vmware-tools-distrib perl vmware-install.pl
Don’t forget to check if the filename (VMWareTools-x.x.0-xxxxxxxx.tar.gz) is the same as yours. you may find it under other version.
Press ‘Y’ and continue with the wizard. ENTER for default values.
Reboot, and you’ have VMware tools installed.
To upgrade, run the same procedure again with newer version.
If you want to install using GUI, read more here…