If you are getting Debian 10 installed in your vmware player or workstation , you may need to install vmware tools so that can resize the display of Debian also can copy/paste between Debian and Windows.
You can install either Open VM Tools or VMware Tools. VMware recommends using the Open VM Tools.
Method1 : Install open-vm-tools for Debian 10
sudo apt update sudo apt install open-vm-tools -y sudo apt install open-vm-tools-desktop -y
open-vm-tools contains the core open-vm-tools user-space programs and libraries, including vmtoolsd. open-vm-tools-desktop is an extension of open-vm-tools ,when there is a DE like KDE or Gnome or XFCE been installed, this package can offer functions like resize desktop size , copy/paste between host and guest UI.
Method 2: Install Vmware tools for Debian 10
1.Power on your VM of Debian 10 then select Install VMware Tools as per below screenshot
2.Launch a terminal and use below commands to install VMware tools
/bin/su - mount /dev/cdrom /mnt cp /mnt/VMwaretools*.tar.gz /tmp cd /tmp tar xzf VMwaretools*.tar.gz /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib/vmware-install.ply
3.Follow the prompts to finish the installation, all hitting Enter is fine
Note:feature copy/paste need a reboot of VM