In this article, we will examine how to setup VMware Tools on a Linux / Debian 9.9 virtual machine installed with VMware Workstation.
How to Setup VMware Tools in Debian 9.9 on Virtual Machine
After setting up the operating systems on the virtual machine with VMware Workstation, you absolutely need to build VMware Tools.
Let’s briefly explain what is VMware Tools and what does it do. VM Toolsis a program that enables the created VM to use the hardware resources of the physical computer. When VM Tools installed, you can use the VM more efficiently. For example, you can use the virtual machine in full-screen mode and exchange files with the host computer.
You can copy files from the physical computer to the virtual computer with the Drag and Drop method. As another example, you can run and use USB 3.0 devices on a machine.