VMware recommends to use Open VM Tools (`open-vm-tools`, OVT) instead of VMware Tools

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(Dmitry Fedyuk) #1

It is recommended that open-vm-tools be used for the Linux distributions where open-vm-tools is available.

github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools/blob/stable-10.2.0/README.md#will-there-be-continued-support-for-vmware-tools-and-osp

VMware recommends using OVT redistributed by operating system vendors.

kb.vmware.com/s/article/2073803

See also:


VMware Workstation 14 documentation
How to check if Open VM Tools (`open-vm-tools`) are running in Ubuntu?
How to install Open VM Tools (`open-vm-tools`) to Ubuntu?
(Dmitry Fedyuk) #2

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