VMware Player Tools and screen resolution

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Posted on May 08, 2013

System: Debian/Ubuntu


You will need GCC installed and

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r)

Found a great article on how to setup the screen resolution using xrandr 


list yopur monitor resolutions : xrandr -q
Set the res: xrandr -s 1027x768  exp
Set the DPI : xrandr --dpi 96 -s 1400x1050

Visit the source link for more details on the other options of this tool.