#Kali Linux: Install VMware Tools
If you are running a recent version of VMware Player, VMware Workstation, or VMware Fusion along with a recent Linux Kernel (>=4.4), then the recommended way to install VMware tools is to use the package for Open VM Tools (OVT) provided by your distribution. For Kali Linux
That’s it you are all set. If you do not like it, you can always go with the old way.