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Old 12-29-2006, 10:38 AM   #1
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installing vmware tools in backtrack ??


how do i install vmware tools in backtrack ?
 
Old 12-29-2006, 08:55 PM   #2
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you would want to boot in runlevel 3 and then try installing the vmware tools.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 04:52 AM   #3
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how do i do that?
 
Old 12-30-2006, 05:00 AM   #4
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this is how you would do it
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If you use the GRUB bootloader, you can indicate the desired runlevel by pressing e to edit the boot configuration (if GRUB is configured to allow you to do so) and appending the desired runlevel (e.g. 3 at the end of the boot command:

kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.18-5 ro root=/dev/hda9 3
 
Old 12-30-2006, 11:09 AM   #5
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ok i did this VM > Install VMware Tools , but the VMware Tools CD icon deosnt appear ..

i googled a lot and found this
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws5/do...ux.html#wp1118

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If your CD-ROM drive is not /dev/cdrom or if the mount point for a CD-ROM is not /mnt/cdrom, you must modify the following commands to reflect the conventions used by your distribution.

mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

cd /tmp
then how do i know my mount point or cd rom drive ???

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Old 03-28-2008, 06:38 AM   #6
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i dont know when you talk about a "GRUB bootloader, you can indicate the desired runlevel" ... i am a super newbie in linux...right now i installed backtrack by a iso image... the installation was suceccfull but when i try to install the tools , is like a stand by process...

my cd rom device is detected...

i need a lot of help because the screen is small and i cant work with this situation.

thanks...
 
Old 11-01-2008, 11:22 PM   #7
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Maybe this article can offer some helps: http://blog.imminentweb.com/technolo...er-backtrack-3
 
  


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