How to Install VMware Tools on REMnux

REMnux is a lightweight Linux distribution for assisting malware analysts in reverse-engineering malicious software.

VMware Tools is not required for the proper operation of REMnux. Those using REMnux as a virtual machine with VMware will benefit from installing VMware Tools; namely installing VMware Tools will allow the user to change the resolution of REMnux to automatically match the user’s screen size.

For instructions on installing VMware Tools on REMnux, please read the note dedicated to this topic on the REMnux documentation site.

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