After installing Ubuntu, update everything
sudo apt-get -y update
sudo apt-get -y upgrade
Install build tools
sudo apt-get -y install linux-headers-server build-essential
Mount VM Tools virtual CD.
Mount the virtual CD in Ubuntu
sudo mkdir -p /media/cdrom
sudo mount /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom
Change to the directory and copy the files
sudo cp VM*.tar.gz /tmp
unTar the archive
sudo tar xzvf VM*.tar.gz
Run the install script
sudo ./vmware-install.pl -d
Unmount CD and reboot
sudo umount /media/cdrom
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