Kali Linux Open-VM-Tools Autostart

I have a Kali Linux virtual machine with the open-vm-tools package installed. Unfortunately the service did not setup to autostart on boot. This of course means I don’t benefit from the enhancements and functionality provided by the tools.   Check Service Status To check whether the service is running we can leverage the service command … Read more

Install VMware Tools on Linux

A colleague asked me recently how to install VMware tools on a Linux virtual machine. Remember you should always consult the vendors documentation to confirm their preferred method for providing VMware tools type functionality. As well as the official VMware tools package you can also install the ‘Open VM Tools’ package. Again – consult the documentation … Read more