VMWare recommends using the package open-vm-tools vs loading the ISO. It does make the VMWare Package icon grey instead of green in VSphere, but its what they recommend and its much easier to install! There are some differences, like what is below is for server environments, there are different commands for Desktop Variants.
Read more on Open-Vm-Tools here.
NOTE: Ubuntu 16 Automatically installs the VM-Tools! Very Cool!
CentOS 5/6 -- Use official Tools from CD-Rom
I couldn't get the open-vm-tools package to install for the life of me, so just use this.
Insert guest additions CD-Rom via VSphere then ..
CentOS VMWare-Tools manual restart
Note: For CentOS 6 I had to ..
Install via VMWare ISO
Kali Linux (Desktop Environment) - Need Shared Folders, read the official article.