You need the kernel headers!
echo cups enabled >> /usr/sbin/update-rc.d
echo vmware-tools enabled >> /usr/sbin/update-rc.d
apt-get install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r)
ln -s /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -r)/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -r)/include/linux/
cp VMwareTools-*.tar.gz /tmp/
tar zxpf VMwareTools-*.tar.gz
sudo ./vmware-install.pl -d
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This is probably trivial and this is your oldest post anyway, but what is the function of the “sudo” at the end? Or is it just erroneous?
This was simply copied from the source site. You are right, only needed if you are not running as root already.
Thankks for writing this