Install VMware Tools on any Debian Base OS

In VMware, select your guest, and click “Install/Upgrade VMware Tools” Then go back in your VM, and issue all the following commands from terminal.

Sometimes, you have to run the “mount” twice…. Cdrom might not have been ready the first time

Install the headers, required to build:

Proceed with the rest of…

Easy command to install Linux Kernel Headers

This command work with all Debian based OS. Open a command shell, and type the following:

  If you have the equivalent for CentOS, RedHat, Fedora, etc… Please le me know in the comments so I can add it.  

Kernel 3.12 Released – Install and Compile in Debian Linux

Thanks to the original poster, please visit his post here: Only one note to add to this; the very last command installs the kernel, but specify the command for a x386 system. If you system is amd64, those commands wont work. This is the command for i386:

This is the one for amd64:…