Ubuntu 14.04.2 VMware guest screen resize

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 15:18:18 UTC 2015

On 25 February 2015 at 01:01, Zach C <uid000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to get Ubuntu 14.04.2 running as a guest in VMware to do
> automatic screen resizing. I've tried installing open-vm-tools, which
> according to the community wiki, is supposed to be sufficient. I've
> also tried installing vmware-tools provided by VMware.

Did they install correctly?

I don't use VMware much but in a half a dozen attempts to install the
VMware guest tools on Ubuntu and CentOS, they have never once
installed correctly and actually functioned for me.

(Q.v. why I don't use VMware much.)

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