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Old 05-23-2011, 04:49 AM   #1
tucon1
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Cool Installing vmware workstation in unbutu 10


I have unbutu 10, i have downloaded vmware from the official website


root@nik-server:/home/nik/Downloads# ls
vmware-7.1-ubuntu10.10-patch ymessenger_1.0.4_1_i386(2).deb
vmware-7.1-ubuntu10.10-patch-v2.tar_.gz ymessenger_1.0.4_1_i386.deb
root@nik-server:/home/nik/Downloads#

what command should i issue to install the vmware?
 
Old 05-23-2011, 05:17 AM   #2
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well none of those are vmware workstation. they are just patches. It's probably easier for you to just install vmware server (free) or vmware player (free) instead of Workstation ($$$)
 
Old 05-23-2011, 08:18 AM   #3
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Please i have just downloaded vmware server , what commond should i use to install it now?


rwxr-xr-x 10 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 ./
drwxr-xr-x 3 nik nik 4096 2011-05-23 14:57 ../
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 bin/
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 doc/
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 etc/
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 328075 2009-10-21 02:36 FILES
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 installer/
drwxr-xr-x 20 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 lib/
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 man/
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 sbin/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 104 2011-05-23 14:59 vmware-install.pl -> bin/vmware-uninstall.pl*
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2009-10-21 02:36 vmware-vix/
root@nik-server:/home/nik/Downloads/vmware-server-distrib#
 
Old 05-23-2011, 09:48 AM   #4
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please i need help



ake[2]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-21-generic'
make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only'
Unable to build the vmmon module.

For more information on how to troubleshoot module-related problems, please
visit our Web site at "http://www.vmware.com/go/unsup-linux-products" and
"http://www.vmware.com/go/unsup-linux-tools".

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