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Old 09-11-2003, 03:13 PM   #1
mrbungle
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Using Vmware with linux mandrake 9.1 as a guest


I'm a newbie in linux so can you help me in some issues?

I'm getting some problems using vmware to interact linux with windows system cause i installed the vmware tools but:

1) i still can not make the mouse comming out of the linux windows unless i press ctrl+alt and i checked out the preferences in vmware and i guess its all right;

2) some programs doesn't run, for example, kword and other office programs;

3) I don't have internet. In vmware i've put in the guest configuration (NIC 1) as "NAT: Used to share the host's Ip address."

The only thing i manage to make it work is the chance to change the display resolution using the command :

/usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl

Can anyone help me?
Thanks for helping!
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ps: sorry about my english
 
  


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