If you get the error:
None of the pre-built vmhgfs modules for VMware Tools is suitable for your running kernel. Do you want this program to try to build the vmhgfs module for your system (you need to have a C compiler installed on your system
You need to compile
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/ cd /mnt/ rpm --install VMwareTools-4.0.0-261974.i386.rpm /usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl yum install gcc yum install make yum install kernel-dev* Path to gcc: /usr/bin/gcc
Path to Kernel header files:
Make sure installed kernel matches the above by doing a yum update kernel
If you have new Linux kernel e.g; "2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64" then use the following kernel header file and keep saying 'Yes' for everything: /lib/modules/2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64/build/include/ To check your linux kernal version, Use the following command: uname -r
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