CentOS 6.2 VMware Tools Install the Easy Way

Initiate the VMware tools install on your CentOS 6.2 VM. Open a SSH session to your VM and copy/paste this:

yum -y install perl
mkdir /mnt/cdrom
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
cp /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-*.tar.gz /tmp
umount /mnt/cdrom
tar -zxf /tmp/VMwareTools-*.tar.gz -C /tmp
cd /
./tmp/vmware-tools-distrib/vmware-install.pl --default
rm -f /tmp/VMwareTools-*.tar.gz
rm -rf /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib


Bam! VMware Tools installed!

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