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

3.Follow the prompts to finish the installation, all hitting Enter is fine

Note:feature copy/paste need a reboot of VM