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##Distribution settings

As root, install the following packages to be ready for kernel building :

apt-get install make gcc build-essential 
apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

##VMware Tools installation

From Fusion or Workstation hypervisor, find the menu “Install/Upgrade VMware tools” to load the tools archive through the CDROM drive.

$ cd /tmp
$ tar xfz /media/cdrom/VMwareTools-9.2.2-893683.tar.gz</pre>

Build and install (default options are fine) the tools as root :

cd vmware-tools-distrib

Run the tools :

$ /usr/bin/vmware-user

Note : no need to restart your session to enable copy/paste from host and screen resizing !