usbtux wrote:You need to download them via, devices>install guest additions it should then be available via devices>/cd/dvd devices and it should auto run.
Icons - in cinnamon they are toggled in cinnamon settings>desktop. I'm sure there's something similar in kde.
usbtux wrote:Sorry, I gave you info for virtual box which is not vmwareplayer. I seem to remember that its roughly the same, download the iso and point the virtual cd device at the iso. You do not mount the iso in the virtual machine - it runs in the the vmware prog. - clear as mud, I know; but google should help.
usbtux wrote:I don't use vmware I use virtual box. You dont need to use the tools on mint when its a guest OS in virtual box.
Picture 4 of your link shows that the iso is mounted in the virtual machine and that it is available to the guest OS (mint).
I seem to remember ( things may have changed) that there was a install.sh ( or something like that) on the iso
Patch? Dunno! what does it do??
As you are struggling to use vmware you might find Virtual box easer to use.
I have win xp and win 7, several versions of mint and other linux's working really well on Virtual box.
To install see viewtopic.php?f=90&t=125761&p=687640#p687640
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