Remove VMware Tools On Debian 7

In order to remove VMware Tools On Debian you will be employing a two step process. First you will need to right click on the Virtual Machine in vSphere and choose “guest” > “Install/Upgrade VMware Tools” pictured left. NoteĀ  that you will need to select interactive mode in order to prevent the installer from automatically running.vm-tools Next you will need to run the following commands in terminal. This procedure works for every version of Debian from 6 up through and including version 7.8. Please make note that these commands can easily be pasted into a bash script and run that way. Also note that line 1 of the script will remove OpenVM Tools if they are installed and line 10 will install VMware Tools with the default options and will not require user input.

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