How to install VMware tools in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64

I ran the other day into problem of how to install the vmware tools into Ubuntu. Obviously this how-to is suitable for desktop-grade product - VMWare Workstation 8.0 and I assume that in higher-end products the procedure might  be quite different. So here is a little how-to do it: 1) Boot up the Ubuntu and log-in 2) Right click on tab of your virtual machine and click Install VMware Tools What it does is - it inserts the VMware tools disc into machine's virtual drive. Note: Only Read more [...]