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Date:      Wed, 08 May 2013 08:02:34 -0400
From:      Greg Larkin <glarkin@FreeBSD.org>
To:        Olivier Nicole <Olivier.Nicole@cs.ait.ac.th>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: VMware tools for FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <518A3EDA.1040303@FreeBSD.org>
In-Reply-To: <201305081109.r48B9sg7066756@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>
References:  <201305081109.r48B9sg7066756@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>

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On 5/8/13 7:09 AM, Olivier Nicole wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am running an ESXi 5.1 VMware server, with one FreeBSD (8.3)
> guest.
> 
> I am trying to figure how to install the VMware tools:
> 
> - the linux one are working, but I woul prefere a more native
> FreeBSD
> 
> - should I install /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guest6d ? It fails
> with not finding vmware-guestd.
> 
> - should I install /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-tools6 ? It seems
> it needs vmware-guest6d as a prerequisite.
> 
> What else? All documentation I find on the web refers to a
> VMwareTools for FreeBSD, that I could not locate.
> 
> Help please.
> 
> Olivier

Hi Olivier,

If you want to install the official VMware guest tools for FreeBSD,
check pages 25-26 in this document:
http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware-tools-installation-configuration.pdf

If you have any further questions, please reply here and we'll go from
there.

Best of luck,
Greg
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