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Cannot install Parallels Tools on Linux Virtual Machine: Permission Denied

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Parallels Tools installation fails with the following result:
bad interpreter: Permission denied


1. Copy and paste the contents of Parallels Tools image which is currently mounted to your virtual machine to the Linux Desktop.
2. Start installer from this new location.

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