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I just installed ubuntu 12.04 on vmware workstation 8.0.4. I am trying to install vmware tools, but I got stuck on this step:

The filesystem driver (vmhgfs module) is used only for the shared folder feature. The rest of the software provided by VMware Tools is designed to work independently of this feature.

If you wish to have the shared folders feature, you can install the driver by running vmware-config-tools.pl again after making sure that gcc, binutils, make and the kernel sources for your running kernel are installed on your machine. These packages are available on your distribution's installation CD. [ Press Enter key to continue ]

I have installed gcc, binutils, build-essential, make, and linux-headers-$(uname -r) are installed (per this thread: How to make sure that gcc, binutils, make and the kernel source are installed?)

It still asks me for those things on the next run of sudo vmware-config-tools.pl

Anyone have any idea how to solve this problem?

Thanks a lot!

marked as duplicate by Seth, Eliah Kagan, user25656, Kevin Bowen, Nathan Osman Apr 10 '13 at 22:58

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