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Patching VMware Tools in Fedora 18

Patching VMware Tools so HGFS (host-guest file system) will run in Fedora 18 There are several bugs in the current release of VMware Tools (VMwareTools-9.2.2-893683). Below are some patches and scripts to fix those. You can download these files from my GitHub repo: People have also had good results with this patch: (1) Kernel include file bug There is currently a bug in the script. It will fail to find header files. To fix that, run this script [ download ] and then re-run #!/bin/bash KVER=`uname -r` cp /usr/src/kernels/$KVER/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /lib/modules/$KVER/build/include/linux/ (2) VMCI driver bug There is a second bug in the script. It will fail to compile the vmci driver. See these posts: You know you