Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon VMware Tools Terminal Direct Install

Open terminal, elevate user with sudo -i, and enter the following command:

“sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop”.

Then reboot the VM to complete the install.

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