VmwareWorkstation

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Before you install VMwareTools make sure you have used Synaptic to load the following packages Before you install VmwareTools make sure you have used AptGetHowto, AptituteHowTo or SynapticHowTo to load the following packages
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VmwareWorkstation VmwareTools do NOT work with x.org 7.x VmwareWorkstation VmwareTools do NOT WORK buy default you'll need to copy VmwareTools-1.0.0-24927.tar.gz from a vmwsvr and then install VmwareTools-1.0.0-24927.tar.gz
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PS Using this technique allows Vmware tools work on Xubuntu too !

=== Prebuilt Vms ===
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=== Issues ===
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UBUNTU as vmwkst host

See VmWare and InstallingVMware

UBUNTU as vmwkst guest

See VmWare/InstallAsGuest

Before you install VmwareTools make sure you have used AptGetHowto, AptituteHowTo or SynapticHowTo to load the following packages

cpp
gcc
binutils
linux-headers
make

VmwareWorkstation VmwareTools do NOT WORK buy default you'll need to copy VmwareTools-1.0.0-24927.tar.gz from a vmwsvr and then install VmwareTools-1.0.0-24927.tar.gz

PS Using this technique allows Vmware tools work on Xubuntu too !

Prebuilt Vms

Prebuilt Ubuntu VMs can be downloaded from http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/appliances/

Issues

If you are unable to install VMware Tools when the guest CD-ROM drive is locked see. http://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/std_adp.php?p_sid=5Kxxrr9i&p_lva=&p_faqid=1938&p_created=1133207256&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9ncmlkc29ydD0mcF9yb3dfY250PTcmcF9zZWFyY2hfdGV4dD11YnVudHUmcF9zZWFyY2hfdHlwZT03JnBfcHJvZF9sdmwxPX5hbnl_JnBfcHJvZF9sdmwyPX5hbnl_JnBfc29ydF9ieT1kZmx0JnBfcGFnZT0x&p_li=

If you lose the network after suspending and resuming an Ubuntu vm see http://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/std_adp.php?p_sid=5Kxxrr9i&p_lva=&p_faqid=1923&p_created=1132154762&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9ncmlkc29ydD0mcF9yb3dfY250PTcmcF9zZWFyY2hfdGV4dD11YnVudHUmcF9zZWFyY2hfdHlwZT03JnBfcHJvZF9sdmwxPX5hbnl_JnBfcHJvZF9sdmwyPX5hbnl_JnBfc29ydF9ieT1kZmx0JnBfcGFnZT0x&p_li=

See also

VmWare VmwareEsx VmwarePlayer VmwareServer VmwareWorkstation

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