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HOW TO INSTALL VMWARE TOOL IN BACKTRACK 5 R3 STEP BY STEP

Written By Dipanshu Garg on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 | 07:37

Second Part of "HOW TO INSTALL BACKTRACK 5 R3 IN VIRTUAL MACHINE STEP BY STEP"
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In this tutorial i will cover how to install vmware tools and additionally how to install

Reboot and login with default username and password

username : root 

password : toor


Before installing vmware tools
ONLY KDE users , fix unable to create symlink problem :


root@bt:~# mkdir /etc/cups/ppd
Prepare Kernels Source 

root@bt:~#prepare-kernel-sources

Change Root password of backtrack 5 R3 installation 



root@bt:~#passwd root
Enter New UNIX Password : 
 Retype New UNIX Password :
passwd : Password Updated Successfully

After Prepare kernel sources now , Install vmware tools
1 : Eject and Disconnect Backtrack if its still mounted
2 : Click on vm and choose install vmware tools
3 : If mount automatically then its okay else mount manually



root@bt:~#mkdir /mnt/vmtools 
root@bt:~#mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/vmtools/ mount : block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only 
root@bt:~#cp /mnt/vmtools/VMwareTools-8.8.4-743747tar.gz /tmp 
root@bt:~#cd /tmp 
root@bt:/tmp#tar zxpf VMwareTools-8.8.4-743747tar.gz 
root@bt:/tmp#cd vmware-tools-distrib/ 
root@bt:/vmware-tools-distrib/#perl ./vmware-install.pl


it will ask many question if you are not sure just go with defaults and when it finish installing simply type fix-splash

root@bt:fix-splash 
root@bt:reboot

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