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Old 05-27-2012, 10:25 PM   #1
newskin
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vmware on ubuntu 12.04


hi im new to linux only had it for bout a week. i have problems installing vmware 8 on ubuntu 12.04 its the same problem here http:// http://weltall.heliohost.org...l-3-2-and-3-3/ exxept the patch didnt work for me and still gives the same error. i would appreciate the help
 
Old 05-28-2012, 02:47 AM   #2
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If you're new to Linux, and any virtualization solution will do (don't need VMware), I'd suggest looking at Virtualbox. In my opinion, it's a better option for most deployments under 32 cores.

I never used VMware, personally, because it didn't used to be free/open. It still isn't, really. Anyway, Virtualbox is a fairly mature piece of software.

Code:
sudo aptitude install virtualbox

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Old 05-28-2012, 03:52 AM   #3
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thanks. i will use virtual box instead. but i would like to understand the errors and y it occured so i can be more familliarized with the os and maybe improve basic tbshooting skills but i dont know where to begin
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:56 AM   #4
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Hi
Follow the below link to install virtualbox in ubuntu

http://www.howtoforge.com/installing...u-9.04-desktop
 
Old 05-30-2012, 03:37 AM   #5
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ohh its not the same.. vmware has been compatible wid previous versions of ubuntu except the 12.04 atleast according to the things ive read

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