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I have a similar problem and I solved it with the procedure suggested here, as indicated in Jorge's comment: $ git clone https://github.com/rasa/vmware-tools-patches.git $ cd vmware-tools-patches $ ./patched-open-vm-tools.sh I hope this can help you. Good luck!
I have had the same issue, but solved it by removing the vmware-tools, and installing open-vm-tools: sudo vmware-uninstall-tools.pl sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop and then rebooting. Hope that helps.
The error is self explanatory. You're in the middle of Easy Install, which would install and/or update the VMware Tools anyways as part of the Easy Installation process (which is an automated process to make deployment of VMs simpler); as such, it won't permit you to run the installation manually. Install the OS first, and let VMware do its thing, ...
This answer was lifted from the vmware community forum and describes manually compiling the VMWare services because the kernel being used is newer than the distro available. cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source unpack vmnet.tar cd vmnet-only make cd .. unpack vmmon.tar cd vmmon-only make cd .. cp vmmon.o /lib/modules/`uname -r`/misc/vmmon.ko cp vmnet.o ...
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