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How to Install Vmtools Manually on Debian Based Linux

After installing your Linux system in VMWare Fusion or Station, you may find the windows is not at the right resolution, yet no right option is provided(like no 16:9 resolution).

I had this issue initially, but with the vmtools installed myself, the system is ready for use.

It only requires one line of command to install the vmtools.

If you are not a root user, you need to use the command su firstly to log in as the root user.

login as a root user

The with the following command

$ apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop


  1. https://www.takistmr.com/index.php/how-to-install-vmware-tools-in-debian-9/

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