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Would you want to install VM Tools on Linux Guest using RPM Installer ?
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Install VMware Tools on a Linux Guest with the RPM Installer
Install VMware Tools to the latest version to enhance the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improve virtual machine management.
Before you install or upgrade VMware Tools on a virtual machine, determine the status of VMware Tools. To do this, select the virtual machine and click the Summary tab. The VMware Tools label indicates whether VMware Tools is installed and current, installed and not current, or not installed.