How to Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu/Debian VMware Virtual Machine

In this article, I am going to show you how to install VMware tools on Ubuntu/Debian VMware virtual machines. If VMware Tools is installed on a virtual machine (VM), it will report back to the VMware hypervisor it’s IP address and many more information such as CPU usage, disk usage, memory usage etc. VMware hypervisor can build interesting statistical reports using these data which will help you monitor your virtual machines very easily.