Just thought I should share this with anyone else having trouble with vmware guest installation. Since I am not a pro in Linux I wasted several hours figuring it out...
1. apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop
add "vmware-user-suid-wrapper" to ~/.e/e/applications/startup/startupcommands
- For shared folders (change permissions and root path as you like)
chmod 777 /mnt/hgfs
add "vmhgfs-fuse /mnt/hgfs" to ~/.e/e/applications/startup/startupcommands
I didn't find a way to mount it automatically at system startup and instead inserted it into user script
I am running Bodhi 4.4.0 Legacy in vmware player 12 on win7 x64