I am a new user of Ubuntu. I installed 12.04 on my MBP. But I cannot install Parallels tools. I tried to follow every process that I found here. Can anyone please help me? Nayan
You have to have user root's privileges to install the Parallels Tools. i.e. use sudo.
After I upgraded to Parallels 7 Desktop on my Mac I needed to install the Parallels Tools.
First of all, on the Mac,
Parallels Desktop >> Virtual Machine >> (Re)Install Parallels Tools will cause the Parallels Tools virtual install disk to be mounted at
/media/Parallels\ Tools/ so ...
Here's what I did in an Ubuntu Terminal session:
parallels@ubuntu:~$ cd /media/Parallels\ Tools/ parallels@ubuntu:~$ sudo ./install # enter your password when asked
and followed the on-screen instructions. Some of the steps take some time, but, when successful, you see a congrats message.
you may have suspicion that it may have updated you, especially if you use an older version, as I do. You can check by going into the terminal, and entering
The result should be something similar to mine, which looks like this: